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n. pl. zo·ons or zo·a (zō′ə) Archaic
1. An individual animal produced from an egg.
2. A zooid.
[New Latin zōon, from Greek zōion, zōon, living being; see gwei- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
n, pl zoa (ˈzəʊə) or zoons
(Zoology) a less common term for zooid1
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek zōion animal; related to Greek zōē life]