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zoomorphism

[zoh-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌzoʊ əˈmɔr fɪz əm/
noun
1.
zoomorphic representation, as in ornament.
2.
zoomorphic conception, as of a deity.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; zoomorph(ic) + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for zoom-orphism

zoomorphism

/ˌzəʊəˈmɔːfɪzəm/
noun
1.
the conception or representation of deities in the form of animals
2.
the use of animal forms or symbols in art, literature, etc
Derived Forms
zoomorphic, adjective
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