noun (pl) zoaeae (zəʊˈiːiː), zoaeas
a variant spelling of zoea
As an instance of this may be mentioned the mandibular palp of those Crustacea with zoaea larvae.
Darwin and Modern Science A.C. Seward and Others
Biblical name of . Historical Examples Marvelous things did He in the sight of our forefathers, in the land of Egypt, even in the field of Zoan. Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, May 24, 1883 William C. Kingsley They had sent me to the workmen, who were building the fortifications in […]
a mental disorder in which one believes oneself to be an animal. n. form of mania in which a man imagines himself to be another type of beast, 1856, from Modern Latin zoanthropia, from Greek zoion “animal” (see zoo) + anthropos “man” (see anthropo-). zoanthropy zo·an·thro·py (zō-ān’thrə-pē) n. A delusion that one is an animal.
the city where Lot and his family took refuge during the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. Gen. 19:20–30. Historical Examples Only Zoar with three therein (Lot and his daughters) are saved. Early English Alliterative Poems Various He made good speed, and reached Zoar when “the sun was risen.” Bible Romances George W. Foote Mercy had […]
a collection of distinct, individual zooids that make up a compound or colonial organism. the supporting structure for a polyp colony; polyzoarium. Historical Examples Some of these last are penetrated by zoaria of Fredericella indica. Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa Nelson Annandale The colonies originally start from larv produced in the ovicells of the zoaria. […]