/ (ˈzəʊɪk) /
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relating to or having animal life
geology (of rocks, strata, etc) containing fossilized animals
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Word Origin for zoic
C19: from New Latin, from Greek zōion animal
British Dictionary definitions for zoic (2 of 2)
adj combining form, n combining form
indicating a geological eraPalaeozoic
Word Origin for -zoic
from Greek zōē life + -ic
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Medical definitions for zoic
Relating to a specified manner of animal existence:holozoic.
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