ZOO

menagerie, zoo, zoological garden

(noun) the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

zoo (plural zoos)

A park where live animals are exhibited.

(informal, figuratively) Any place that is wild, crowded, or chaotic.

(US, military, slang) The jungle.

Source: Wiktionary


Zo"ö-.

Definition: A combining form from Gr. zwo^,n an animal, as in zoögenic, zoölogy, etc.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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