theriomorphic

adjective
the·​rio·​mor·​phic | \ ˌthir-ē-ō-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce theriomorphic (audio) \

Definition of theriomorphic

: having an animal form theriomorphic gods

First Known Use of theriomorphic

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for theriomorphic

Greek thēriomorphos, from thērion wild animal + morphē form — more at treacle

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The first known use of theriomorphic was in 1882

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“Theriomorphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theriomorphic. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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