anthropomorph

noun
an·​thro·​po·​morph | \ ˈan(t)-thrə-pə-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce anthropomorph (audio) \

Definition of anthropomorph

: a stylized human figure (as in prehistoric art)

First Known Use of anthropomorph

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthropomorph

anthropo- + -morph, after anthropomorphic, anthropomorphous

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“Anthropomorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthropomorph. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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