variant of zoo- before a vowel: zooid.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for zo

Historical Examples of zo

  • Now, I hafen't got any beguliaridies, and zo it's no good drying to imidade me.'

    Despair's Last Journey

    David Christie Murray

  • Besides, Antoine is in the humor just now to refuse nothing for sake of Zo.

    The Golden Dog

    William Kirby

  • Zo twitched her mother's arm nervously, as a hint not to say too much.

    The Golden Dog

    William Kirby

  • Tell me what the book says about gifts revocable—that is what concerns me and Zo.

    The Golden Dog

    William Kirby

  • Zo they wos, but Eli took 'em to a plaace ovver by Kynance Cove.

    The Birthright

    Joseph Hocking

British Dictionary definitions for zo


zho or dzo

noun plural zos, zhos, dzos, zo, zho or dzo

a Tibetan breed of cattle, developed by crossing the yak with common cattle

Word Origin for zo

C20: from Tibetan


combining form

a variant (before a vowel) of zoo-
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

zo in Medicine



Variant ofzoo-
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.