EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of zoological garden, and now the usual form. See zoology.

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NounEdit

zoo (plural zoos)

  1. A park where live animals are exhibited.
  2. (figuratively) Any place that is wild, crowded, or chaotic.
    The shopping center was a zoo the week before Christmas.

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CzechEdit

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zoo f

  1. zoo

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English zoo

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zoo c (singular definite zooen, plural indefinite zooer)

  1. a zoo, zoological garden

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

zoo m (plural zoos, diminutive zootje n)

  1. zoo
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AdverbEdit

zoo

  1. Archaic spelling of zo.

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for zoologia ĝardeno.

NounEdit

zoo (plural zooj, accusative singular zoon, accusative plural zoojn)

  1. zoo

FrenchEdit

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zoo m (plural zoos)

  1. zoo

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ItalianEdit

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zoo m (invariable)

  1. zoo

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  • giardino zoologico

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English zoo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zu/
  • Rhymes: -zu, -u

NounEdit

zoo

  1. zoo (park where live animals are exhibited)

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PolishEdit

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zoo n (indeclinable)

  1. zoo

SynonymsEdit

  • ogród zoologiczny

SpanishEdit

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NounEdit

zoo m (plural zoos)

  1. zoo

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 22:25