animalier

noun
an·i·mal·ier | \ˌa-nə-mə-ˈlir \

Definition of animalier 

: a sculptor or painter of animal subjects

First Known Use of animalier

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for animalier

French, from animal animal, from Latin

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