transitive verb
zo·​o·​mor·​phize | \ -ˌfīz \

Definition of zoomorphize

: to conceive of or symbolize or represent (a deity or supernatural being) as an animal zoomorphizing their clan founder as a spirit bear so that bears became sacred to the clan

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zoomorphic + -ize

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“Zoomorphize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoomorphize. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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