How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"zoo" is from "zoion" (animal) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "animal" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The Department maintains five zoological collections that play essential roles in support of teaching and research.|
|Caring for animals is not just a job, it's a very noble vocation for the dedicated zookeepers.|