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therianthropic

[ theer-ee-an-throp-ik ]
/ ˌθɪər i ænˈθrɒp ɪk /
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adjective

being partly bestial and partly human in form.
of or relating to deities conceived or represented in such form.

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Origin of therianthropic

1885–90; <Greek thērí(on) “beast” + anthrop(o)- + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM therianthropic

the·ri·an·thro·pism [theer-ee-an-thruh-piz-uhm], /ˌθɪər iˈæn θrəˌpɪz əm/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for therianthropic

therianthropic
/ (ˌθɪərɪənˈθrɒpɪk) /

adjective

(of certain mythical creatures or deities) having a partly animal, partly human form
of or relating to such creatures or deities

Derived forms of therianthropic

therianthropism (ˌθɪərɪˈænθrəˌpɪzəm), noun

Word Origin for therianthropic

C19: from Greek thērion wild animal + anthrōpos man
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