Zoic meaning

The definition of zoic is being from a specific geologic era.

An example of zoic is Mesozoic.

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Relating to a specified manner of animal existence.

Holozoic.

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Of or relating to a specified geologic era.

Archeozoic.

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Having a (specified) animal way of life.
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Of, pertaining to, or being a geologic era having a (specified) type of life.
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(rare) Showing traces of life; containing organic remains.
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Having the form of an animal; animal-like, zoomorphic.
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Origin of zoic

  • From Greek zōikos of animals from zōion living being gwei- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Greek ζωικός, from ζώιον "˜animal'.
    From Wiktionary