anthro

1
[an-throh]

noun Informal.

anthropology: If I had wanted to major in anthro, I would have gone to a different school.

Nearby words

  1. anthranilate,
  2. anthranilic acid,
  3. anthraquinone,
  4. anthraquinone dye,
  5. anthrax,
  6. anthro-,
  7. anthrop.,
  8. anthropic,
  9. anthropic principle,
  10. anthropo-

Origin of anthro

1
First recorded in 1925–30; by shortening

anthro

2
[an-throh]Informal.

noun

an anthropomorphic creature or character: Her journal is filled with fanciful drawings of anthros.

adjective

anthropomorphic: Some of these anthro beings are too scary for small children.

Origin of anthro

2
By shortening

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