zoophile


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zo·o·phil·i·a

 (zō′ə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving animals.

zo′o·phile′ (-fīl′) n.

zoophile

(ˈzəʊəˌfaɪl)
n
(Zoology) a person who is devoted to animals and their protection from practices such as vivisection
zoophilic adj

zoophile

Someone who loves animals.
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A peculiarity of the book is Gregory's use of 'zoophilia' as an academic synonym for the expression of principled concern about animal welfare, with a chapter heading 'Beasts and Saints: Zoophilia and Religion in the Movement', and sub-sections headed 'Vegetarian Zoophilia' and 'The Relationship with Mainstream Zoophile Organizations'.
In the remorselessly zoophile second address, duckling (anaticula) is a unique sobriquet; although Northern English duck (or ducks) and theatrical camp duckie come to mind, while in eighteenthcentury slang a ship's quartermaster was a duckfucker The dove (columba) had a reputation for lechery.
According to these authors, the variation of protein can not be directly related to the attraction of pollinators, since pollen species zoophiles is richer in protein than anemophilous species, such as corn and coconut.