Definitions

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

  • noun The biological description of animals and their habitats.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The description of or a treatise on animals; descriptive zoölogy.

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

  • noun A description of animals, their forms and habits.

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

  • noun A description of animals, their forms, and habits; descriptive zoology.

Etymologies

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zoo- + -graphy

Examples

  • More than a thousand clanfolk, they estimated, maybe fifteen hundred, and a virtual zoography of physical types.

    Son of a Witch

  • If I should venture, in a windy day, to affirm to your Highness that there is a large cloud near the horizon in the form of a bear, another in the zenith with the head of an ass, a third to the westward with claws like a dragon; and your Highness should in a few minutes think fit to examine the truth, it is certain they would be all chanced in figure and position, new ones would arise, and all we could agree upon would be, that clouds there were, but that I was grossly mistaken in the zoography and topography of them.

    A Tale of a Tub

  • a dragon; and your Highness should in a few minutes think fit to examine the truth, it is certain they would be all changed in figure and position, new ones would arise, and all we could agree upon would be, that clouds there were, but that I was grossly mistaken in the zoography and topography of them.

    English Satires

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