ZOOLOGY, n. [Gr., an animal; discourse.] A treatise on animals, or the science of animals; that branch of natural history which respects the forms, classification, history and habits of animals, particularly of brutes or irrational animals.
ZO-OL'O-GY, n. [Gr. ζωον, an animal, and λογος, discourse.]
That part of natural history which treats of the structure, habits, classification, and habitations of all animals, from man to the lowest of all the tribes.
- That part of biology which relates to the
animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution,
classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living
- A treatise on this science.