zoomorph

zoomorphic

[zoh-uh-mawr-fik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a deity or other being conceived of as having the form of an animal.
2.
characterized by a highly stylized or conventionalized representation of animal forms.
3.
representing or using animal forms.

Origin:
1870–75; zoo- + -morphic

zoomorph, noun
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