/ (ˈænɪməˌlɪə, ˌænɪˈmælɪeɪ) /
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- 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
- (as modifier)an animalier bronze
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