agnification

noun
ag·​ni·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌag-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən \
plural -s

Definition of agnification

: the representation (as in painting) of persons as sheep or lambs

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First Known Use of agnification

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agnification

Latin agnus lamb + English -i- + -fication

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“Agnification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agnification. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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