Ep`i*zo*ot"ic (?), a. [Cf. F. 'epizootique.]

1. Zool.

Of or pertaining to an epizoon.

2. Geol.

Containing fossil remains; -- said of rocks, formations, mountains, and the like.

[Obs.]

Epizootic mountains are of secondary formation. Kirwan.

3.

Of the nature of a disease which attacks many animals at the same time; -- corresponding to epidemic diseases among men.

 

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Ep`i*zo"o*ty (?), Ep`i*zo*ot"ic (?), n. [F. 'epizootie.]

An epizootic disease; a murrain; an epidemic influenza among horses.

 

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