Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the Ectozoa; an ectozoan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) See epizoön.

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  • noun zoology An epizoon.

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  • noun any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek outside + an animal.

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