zoomorphic

[ zoh-uh-mawr-fik ]
/ ˌzoʊ əˈmɔr fɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to a deity or other being conceived of as having the form of an animal.
characterized by a highly stylized or conventionalized representation of animal forms.
representing or using animal forms.

Origin of zoomorphic

First recorded in 1870–75; zoo- + -morphic
Related formszo·o·morph, noun
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Examples from the Web for zoomorph

  • What I have termed the sthetic life-history may occur to the zoomorph at any or all of these stages of religious decadence.

    Evolution in Art|Alfred C. Haddon