zoochore

[ zoh-uh-kawr, -kohr ]
/ ˈzoʊ əˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr /

noun Botany.

a plant whose structure adapts it for dispersion by animals.

Nearby words

  1. zoo-,
  2. zoobiotic,
  3. zoochem.,
  4. zoochemistry,
  5. zoochlorella,
  6. zoochorous,
  7. zooerastia,
  8. zooflagellate,
  9. zoogamete,
  10. zoogenesis

Origin of zoochore

1900–05; zoo- + -chore, combining form representing Greek chōreîn to make way

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