or zo·o·tech·ny


noun (used with a singular verb)

the breeding and domestication of animals; the technology of animal husbandry.

Related formszo·o·tech·ni·cal, adjectivezo·o·tech·ni·cian [zoh-uh-tek-nish-uh n] /ˌzoʊ ə tɛkˈnɪʃ ən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for zootechnics



(functioning as singular) the science concerned with the domestication and breeding of animals
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