Definition of "zoology" [zoology]

  • (noun) The branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure, physiology, development, and classification of animals.
  • (noun) The animal life of a particular area or period: the zoology of Alaska; the zoology of the Pleistocene.
  • (noun) The characteristics of a particular animal group or category: the zoology of mammals.
  • (noun) A book or scholarly work on zoology.

Use "zoology" in a sentence

  • "Adonis _Adonis_ apropos _apropo_ bowsprit _bowsprit_ brooch _broch_ not _broosh_ compromise _compromize_ jowl _jol_, not like _owl_ molecular _molecular_ ogle _ogle_ trow _tro_ vocable _vocable_ zoology _zoology_, not _zoo_"
  • "For the purpose of the present discourse, however, I shall recognise none of these titles save the last, which I shall employ as the equivalent of botanist, and I shall use the term zoology as denoting the whole doctrine of animal life, in contradistinction to botany, which signifies the whole doctrine of vegetable life."
  • "For the purposes of the present discourse, however, I shall recognise none of these titles save the last, which I shall employ as the equivalent of botanist, and I shall use the term zoology as denoting the whole doctrine of animal life, in contradistinction to botany, which signifies the whole doctrine of vegetable life."

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