: combining human and animal form
therianthropic deity
: relating to religions in which the deities worshiped are partly human and partly animal in form

Word History


Greek thērianthrōpos beast-man (from thēri- therio- + anthrōpos man, human being) + English -ic

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“Therianthropic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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