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ζῷον as if contr. from ζώϊον

I.a living being, animal, Hdt., Ar., etc. painting and sculpture, a figure, image, not necessarily of animals, Hdt.; mostly in pl., ζῷα ἐς τὴν ἐσθῆτα ἐγγράφειν id=Hdt., Plat., etc.; ζῷα γράφεσθαι, ζωγραφεῖν, with a second acc. of the thing painted, ζῷα γράψασθαι τὴν ζεῦξιν τοῦ Βοσπόρου to have the passage of the Bosporus painted, Hdt.

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