theriomorphic

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adjective the·rio·mor·phic \ˌthir-ē-ō-ˈmȯr-fik\

Definition of theriomorphic

  1. :  having an animal form <theriomorphic gods>

Origin and Etymology of theriomorphic

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


First Known Use: 1882


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