Zomorphism

Zo`*mor"phism

(?), n. 1. The transformation of men into beasts. [R.] Smart.
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2. The quality of representing or using animal forms; as, zomorphism in ornament.
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3. The representation of God, or of gods, in the form, or with the attributes, of the lower animals.
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To avoid the error of anthropomorphism, we fall into the vastly greater, and more absurd, error of zomorphism.
Mivart.
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