zoophilic

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adjective zoo·phil·ic \ˌzō-ə-ˈfi-lik\
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zoophilous

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Definition of zoophilic

  1. :  having an attraction to or preference for animals; especially, of an insect :  preferring animals to humans as a source of food

1886

First Known Use of zoophilic

1886


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zoophilic

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adjective zoo·phil·ic \ˌzō-ə-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of zoophilic

  1. :  having an attraction to or preference for animals: asa:  affected with zoophiliabof an insect :  preferring lower animals to humans as a source of food zoophilic mosquitoes

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