zou means "Elephant" in English.
Sometimes zou doesn't mean the animal, see homonyms.

zou written with kanji is .
This is a jouyou kanji 常用漢字, taught in the sixth year of shougakkou 小学校.
zou written with katakana is ゾウ.
zou written with hiragana is ぞう.
Romaji zo u
School Level 小6

Homonyms & Similar Words

  • zou means an "image" like a "statue" of someone or something. His image. Her image. Etc.
  • zou means an "increase" of something.

Further Reading

Wikipedia: ゾウ (Elephant)
kaizou 海象, seiuchi 海象.