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zoophily

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[zuːˈɒf(ə)li], (Noun)

Definitions:
- Emotional attachment to, or love of, animals; opposition to cruelty to animals. Also occasionally: sexual attraction to, or activity with, animals. Now chiefly historical and somewhat rare.

- Pollination by animals. Also: specifically pollination by vertebrate animals as distinct from insects.

- The tendency of a parasitic organism (especially a mosquito) to prefer feeding or living on animals rather than humans; the state of being zoophilic.


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Origin:
mid 19th century. From zoo- + -phily




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