Meaning of zootic in English:

zootic

adjective

  • Originally: of or relating to animals; specifically designating a disease occurring in animals. In later use: designating a disease which can be transmitted naturally from animals to humans.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From scientific Latin zooticus or its etymon French zootique (in acide zootique 1786 or earlier) from ancient Greek ζῷον animal + -oticus.

Pronunciation

zootic

/zuːˈɒtɪk/ /zəʊˈɒtɪk/