an·​i·​mal·​ier ˌa-nə-mə-ˈlir How to pronounce animalier (audio)
: a sculptor or painter of animal subjects

Word History


French, from animal animal, from Latin

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of animalier was in 1875

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Cite this Entry

“Animalier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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