petting zoo

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petting zoo

n.
A collection of farm animals, such as goats, ducks, and sheep, and sometimes docile wild animals such as turtles or deer, for children to feed and pet.

pet′ting zoo`


n.
a zoo, or a special part of a larger zoo, where children may pet and sometimes feed small or young animals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petting zoo - a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feedpetting zoo - a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Translations

petting zoo

n (US) → Streichelzoo m
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