Meaning of “petting zoo” in the English Dictionary

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"petting zoo" in British English

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petting zoonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpet.ɪŋ ˌzuː/ us /ˈpet̬.ɪŋ ˌzuː/ US

an open area where small or young animals are kept that children can hold, touch, and sometimes feed

(Definition of “petting zoo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)