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zoography

[ zoh-og-ruh-fee ]
/ zoʊˈɒg rə fi /
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noun

the branch of zoology dealing with the description of animals.

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Origin of zoography

First recorded in 1585–95; zoo- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM zoography

zo·og·ra·pher, nounzo·o·graph·ic [zoh-uh-graf-ik], /ˌzoʊ əˈgræf ɪk/, zo·o·graph·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zoography

zoography
/ (zəʊˈɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the branch of zoology concerned with the description of animals

Derived forms of zoography

zoographer, nounzoographic (ˌzəʊəˈɡræfɪk) or zoographical, adjective
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