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Zoographer

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Zoo'grapher. n.s. [ζωὴ and γράφω.] One who describes the nature, properties, and forms of animals.

One kind of locust stands not prone, or a little inclining upward; but a large erectness, elevating the two fore legs, and sustaining itself in the middle of the other four, by zoographers called the prophet and praying locust. Brown's Vulgar Errours.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204)

Attributes: Greek (126) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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