Definition of zoophile in English:

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zoophile

Pronunciation: /ˈzōəˌfīl/

noun

A person who is sexually attracted to animals.

Derivatives

zoophilia

Pronunciation: /ˌzōəˈfilēə/
noun

zoophilic

adjective

Origin

Late 19th century (originally in the botanical sense 'a plant pollinated by animals'): from zoo + -phile. The current senses date from the early 20th century.

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Syllabification: zo·o·phile

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