therianthropic

[ theer-ee-an-throp-ik ]

adjective
  1. being partly bestial and partly human in form.

  2. of or relating to deities conceived or represented in such form.

Origin of therianthropic

1
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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therianthropic

/ (ˌθɪərɪənˈθrɒpɪk) /


adjective
  1. (of certain mythical creatures or deities) having a partly animal, partly human form

  2. of or relating to such creatures or deities

Origin of therianthropic

1
C19: from Greek thērion wild animal + anthrōpos man

Derived forms of therianthropic

  • therianthropism (ˌθɪərɪˈænθrəˌpɪzəm), noun

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