criophore

noun
cri·​o·​phore | \ ˈkrīəˌfō(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of criophore

: a statue, figurine, or other representation in ancient art of a man carrying a ram

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First Known Use of criophore

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for criophore

French, carrying a ram, from Greek kriophoros, from krios ram + -phoros -phorous

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“Criophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/criophore. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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