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zoology

(Encyclopedia) zoology, branch of biology concerned with the study of animal life. From earliest times animals have been vitally important to man; cave art demonstrates the practical and mystical?

zoological garden

(Encyclopedia) zoological garden or zoo, public or private park where living animals are kept for exhibition and study. The menageries and aviaries of China, Egypt, and Rome were famous in ancient?

The Devil's Dictionary: Zoology

by Ambrose Bierce ZIGZAGZOOLOGY -n. The science and history of the animal kingdom, including its king, the House Fly (Musca maledicta). The father of Zoology was Aristotle, as is?

ounce

(Encyclopedia) ounce, in zoology: see leopard.

hamadryad

(Encyclopedia) hamadryad, in zoology: see cobra.

naiad

(Encyclopedia) naiad, in zoology: see insect.

phoebe

(Encyclopedia) phoebe, in zoology: see flycatcher.

nymph

(Encyclopedia) nymph, in zoology: see insect.

Komodo dragon

(Encyclopedia) Komodo dragon: see monitor, in zoology.

Dall sheep

(Encyclopedia) Dall sheep: see bighorn, in zoology.