Definition of zoidiophilous in English:

zoidiophilous

adjective

Biology
  • Of a plant, flower, etc.: pollinated by animals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From scientific Latin zoidia, plural noun + -o- + -philous, after Italian zoidiofile, probably in turn after anemofile.

Pronunciation

zoidiophilous

/ˌzəʊɪdɪˈɒf̩ləs//ˌzəʊɪdɪˈɒfɪləs/