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Meaning of ZOON

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Zo"["o]n\, n.; pl. {Zoa}. [NL., fr. Gr. zw^,on an animal.]
(Zo["o]l.)
   (a) An animal which is the sole product of a single egg;
       -- opposed to {zooid}. --H. Spencer.
   (b) Any one of the perfectly developed individuals of a
       compound animal.

 

 

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