- Botany. adapted to pollination by animals, especially those other than insects.
- having an affinity for animals.
Also zo·o·phil·ic [zoh-uh-fil-ik] /ˌzoʊ əˈfɪl ɪk/.
Origin of zoophilous
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- (of plants) pollinated by animals
- of, characterized by, or relating to zoophilism
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