Definition of Petting zoo

1. Noun. A collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed.




Definition of Petting zoo

1. Noun. A zoo that permits or encourages visitors to touch animals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petting Zoo

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pettifogged
pettifogger
pettifoggeries
pettifoggers
pettifoggery
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pettifoggings
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pettinesses
petting zoo (current term)
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pettitoes
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pettles
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petty(a)
petty apartheid

Literary usage of Petting zoo

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1. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"Open November through March, weekends and holidays. Live animal shows daily in summer. Jungle Gift Shop and petting zoo. Crocodile Hunter came to Luray Zoo ..."

2. Algarve by Mette Heinicke (2001)
"... provides a combination of petting zoo. bouncing apparatuses, merry- go-rounds, recreational areas with pools and animal shows. ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Texas by Kimberly Young (1999)
"There's a petting zoo for the kiddos. If you're looking to dust your boots and can't make the rodeo, there are a number of ranches in and around Houston ..."

4. The Russians Are Coming! by Lily Alex (2003)
"Larisa saw a petting zoo, and ran into the pen. She met Hannah there, ... All together they went to the petting zoo, and Bill treated Nina and the playing ..."

5. Dallas & Fort Worth Alive!by Kimberly Young by Kimberly Young (2001)
"No zoo would be complete without a petting zoo, and Dallas' includes all the regulars: goats, chicks, ferrets, rabbits and tortoises. ..."

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