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  • noun The study of animal communication.

Etymologies

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zoo- +‎ semiotics

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  • Loosely, "animal language," but including signals other than sound, such as a dog's tail-wagging. coined 1963; I have not found it in any published dictionary. (from WordCraft)

    May 21, 2008

  • The boffins who deal in robotics

    Avoid the weird look of exotics

    So study a lot

    To mix pet and bot,

    Applying zoosemiotics.

    October 28, 2018