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The Collaborative Dictionary

Zoomorphic \Zo`o*mor"phic\, a. [Zoo- + Gr. ? form.] Of or pertaining to zoomorphism. [1913 Webster]

English

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Pronunciation

  • /zoʊəˈmɔɹfɪk/

Adjective

zoomorphic
  1. Having the shape, form, or likeness of an animal.
    The zoomorphic Hindu god Ganesha has the head of an elephant.
Zoomorphism may refer to:
The word derives from the Greek ζωον (zōon), meaning animal, and μορφη (morphē), meaning shape or form.

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References

zoomorphic in Bulgarian: Зооморфия
zoomorphic in German: Zoomorphismus
zoomorphic in Modern Greek (1453-): Ζωομορφισμός
zoomorphic in French: Zoomorphisme
zoomorphic in Polish: Zoomorfizm
zoomorphic in Russian: Зооморфизм
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