Definition of philozoic in US English:

philozoic

adjective

  • Loving animals; kind to animals.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily News. From ancient Greek ϕιλόζῳος loving animals + -ic, after philanthropic.

Pronunciation

philozoic

/ˌfɪlə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪk/