animalier

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animalier (ˈænɪməˌlɪə, ˌænɪˈmælɪeɪ)
 
n
a.  a painter or sculptor of animal subjects, esp a member of a group of early 19th-century French sculptors who specialized in realistic figures of animals, usually in bronze
 b.  (as modifier): an animalier bronze
 
[from French]

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