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zone an area that is divided or distinct from other areas because of appearance, use, environment, or the like. [11 definitions]
zonk (slang) to intoxicate or stupefy (usu. fol. by "out"). [3 definitions]
zoo a place, usu. a park, where living animals, esp. wild ones, are kept in enclosures for public viewing; zoological garden. [3 definitions]
zoo- animal.
zoogeography the study of the regional distribution of animal species and the causes and results thereof.
zoography the branch of zoology involved with the biological description of animals.
zooid any animal organism that can exist or move independently of the parent organism, esp. one produced by other than sexual means. [3 definitions]
zookeeper someone who takes care of animals in a zoo.
zoological of or concerning zoology. [2 definitions]
zoological garden a public park or other enclosed area in which live animals are kept for exhibition; zoo.
zoologist one who specialized in or studies zoology.
zoology the science and study of animals. [3 definitions]
zoom to move quickly or rapidly while making a low-pitched humming sound. [6 definitions]
zoom lens a camera lens assembly that can be quickly adjusted to provide varying degrees of magnification with no loss of focus.
zoomorphic of, having, or portrayed in the form of an animal.
-zoon an animal organism that can exist and move about independently and that reproduces asexually; zooid.
zoonosis a disease such as rabies that can be transmitted to people by animals.
zoophagous feeding on animals; carnivorous.
zoophilism a strong affection, esp. a sexual one, for animals.
zoophyte any of various invertebrate animals that resemble a plant, such as a coral or sponge.
zooplankton the animal life in plankton (Cf. phytoplankton.)