Plural Nouns Starting with Z
Zeuglodonta (n. pl.) Same as Phocodontia.
Zeugobranchiata (n. pl.) Same as Zygobranchia.
Zoanthacea (n. pl.) A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.
Zoantharia (n. pl.) Same as Anthozoa.
Zonaria (n. pl.) A division of Mammalia in which the placenta is zonelike.
Zoophaga (n. pl.) An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.
Zoophyta (n. pl.) An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.
Zulus (n. pl.) The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.
Zu/is (n. pl.) A tribe of Pueblo Indians occupying a village in New Mexico, on the Zu/i River.
Zygobranchia (n. pl.) A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.
Zygodactylae (n. pl.) The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.
Zygodactyli (n. pl.) Same as Scansores.
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