Meaning of zoomelanin in English:

zoomelanin

noun

rare
  • A dark-coloured pigment found in animals, especially in the feathers of certain birds.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The National Magazine.

Pronunciation

zoomelanin

/ˌzuːə(ʊ)ˈmɛlənɪn/ /ˌzəʊə(ʊ)ˈmɛlənɪn/