Origin of taxidermy
Examples from the Web for taxidermic
Contemporary Examples of taxidermic
A taxidermic bear stands almost six feet tall on his hind legs with his mouth gaping in a never-ending silent roar.Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia
January 6, 2014
She is lovingly clutching the hand of a nude man as the two sleep; a taxidermic fox stands behind them.Marcel Duchamp's Secret Masterpiece
August 28, 2009
Historical Examples of taxidermic
Let us suppose we are fitting up a taxidermic laboratory in which to mount all kinds of vertebrate animals, great and small.
This material is absolutely indispensable in taxidermic work, and its composition should be thoroughly understood.
We have now reached one of the most interesting features of all taxidermic work.
In cases where it is undesirable or inconvenient to mount a fish as a whole, the head only may be treated as a taxidermic object.
Possibly this improvement has taken place by now; anyway, I heartily wish Brother Jonathan good luck in his taxidermic studies.
Word Origin for taxidermy
1820, from Greek taxis "arrangement," from tassein "arrange" (see tactics) + derma "skin."