The zoo is a place where animals are kept so that people may come and see them.(noun)
The San Diego Zoo is a famous example of a zoo.
The definition of a zoo is defined as a place that is hectic and lacking order.(noun)
An elementary school playground is an example of a zoo.
See zoo in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < zoo(logical garden)
Origin: < Gr zōion, an animal: see bio-
See zoo in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. zoos
Origin: Short for zoological garden.
Origin: Greek zōo-, zōio-
Origin: , from zōion, living being; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.
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