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zoic

/ˈzəʊɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to or having animal life
2.
(geology) (of rocks, strata, etc) containing fossilized animals
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek zōion animal
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Word Origin and History for zoic
adj.

1863, from Greek zoikos, from zoion "animal" (see zoo).

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