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Zoography

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Zoo'graphy. n.s. [of ζωὴ and γράφω.] A description of the forms, natures, and properties of animals.

If we contemplate the end of the effect, its principal final cause being the glory of its maker, this leads us into divinity; and for its subordinate, as it is designed for alimental sustenance to living creatures, and medicinal uses to man, we are thereby conducted into zoography. Glanv. Sceps.

Sources: Glanvill, Joseph (53)

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

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