from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A collection of farm animals, such as goats, ducks, and sheep, and sometimes docile wild animals such as turtles or deer, for children to feed and pet.
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- n. A zoo that permits or encourages visitors to touch animals.
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- n. a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed
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It wasn't my fault that there had been a petting zoo in the middle of Gosford's Plaza.