noun zo·o·tech·ny

Definition of zootechny



  1. 1 :  the scientific art of maintaining and improving animals under domestication including breeding, genetics, nutrition, and housing :  the technology of animal husbandry

  2. 2 :  methods and devices for capturing and utilizing animals especially as employed by nonliterate people

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Origin and Etymology of zootechny

International Scientific Vocabulary zo- + -techny; probably originally formed as French zootechnie

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