Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Originating in or produced by animals.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In geology, noting rocks the constituents of which have been furnished by animals as distinguished from plants, as, for example, shell limestones, guano beds, etc.
  • Of or pertaining to zoögeny, or the origination of animals.

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

  • adjective (Biol.) Of or pertaining to zoögeny, animal production.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective originating, or produced by animals rather then plants

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

zoo- + -genic

Examples

  • Substrate effects of zoogenic soil mounds on vegetation composition in the Worcester-Robertson valley, Cape Province.

    Nama Karoo

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