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Meaning of EPIZOOTIC

Pronunciation:  `epizow'√Ętik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (of animals) epidemic among animals of a single kind within a particular region; "an epizootic disease"
 

EPIZOOTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: epidemic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ep`i*zo*["o]t"ic\, a. [Cf. F. ['e]pizo["o]tique.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to an epizo["o]n.

2. (Geol.) Containing fossil remains; -- said of rocks,
   formations, mountains, and the like. [Obs.]

         Epizo["o]tic mountains are of secondary formation.
                                               --Kirwan.

3. Of the nature of a disease which attacks many animals at
   the same time; -- corresponding to epidemic diseases among
   men.

 

 

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