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zoological

[zoh-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌzoʊ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to zoology.
2.
relating to or concerned with animals.
Often, zoologic.
Origin of zoological
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; zoolog(y) + -ical
Related forms
zoologically, adverb
nonzoologic, adjective
nonzoological, adjective
nonzoologically, adverb
pseudozoological, adjective
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Word Origin and History for zoological
adj.

1807, from zoology + -ical.

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