from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of zoon1.
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- n. Plural form of zoon.
- n. Plural form of zoön.
- n. Singular form of protozoa.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of zoön.
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The title Aoxomoxoa (explored later), is very possibly pronounced with the 'x' as an alliterative 'z', and thus "... zoa"; or Latin, for "life" ... as in
We will concentrate on the animal portion of this group: the protozoa (proto = first, zoa = animals).
Scripture terms not men peculiarly captivated unto brutish affections, anthropous psuchikous, "natural men," but rather alogs zoa phusika, 2
Healthy, well developed and active zoa-sperms from the _Vital
The living beings (zoa) so often mentioned in St. John's Apocalypse can only be taken as parallel to those in Ezechiel, and their personal existence in St. John's mind cannot be doubted.
The beasts of chap.iv. are (as we have seen) (...) (zoa), and are rendered by us as Zoa, and in the singular Zoon.
 Plato said one. poteron o& 202; n orthos hena ouranou proeirekamen; e pollous e apeirous legein en orthoteron; eiper kata to paradeigma dedemiourgemenos estai, to gar periechon panta hoposa noeta zoa, meth 'heteron deuteron ouk an pot' eie ... heis hode monogenes ouranos gegonos esti te kai estai.
-- Well, zur, zoa he did; and just as I wur looking about, it seems he had taen himself off wi'the money, vor when I looked round he wur no where to be zeen; and zoa zur, I have lost Fifty good Pounds to my sorrow.
Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. Or, The Rambles And Adventures Of Bob Tallyho, Esq., And His Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall, Through The Metropolis; Exhibiting A Living Picture Of Fashionable Characters, Manners, And Amusements In High And Low Life (1821)
_ Noa, zur, I doant -- but little zweepy do tell I he can zee a bit out from the top of the chimbley -- zoa, an you've a mind to crawl up you may zee un too, he, he!
_ That's what I do want to know, zoa come along -- Woo ye though -- Missus, let's behave pratty -- Zur if you pleaze, Dame and I will let you walk along wi 'us.