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Etymology of the Greek word zoon (ζῶον)

the Greek word zoon, ζῶον (animal; a live thing; an animal)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *gʷei- (to live)

Derivations in Greek

zoarion, zoophoros, zoophuton, zodion, zoologia, zoiophuton

Derivations in other languages

English spermatozoon, English zoarium, English zoo-, French métazoaire, French phytozoaire, French sporozoose, French azoospermie, French épizootique, Italian artiozoi, Italian azoamilia, Italian zoo-, Latin protozoan, Latin Myriozoum, Latin epizoon, Latin Bryozoa, Latin Metazoa, Latin zoogloea, Latin zooxanthella, Latin -zoon, Latin Zoothera



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