The worship of animals as gods

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • theriolatry — animal worship Forms of Worship …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • theriolatry — the·ri·ol·a·try …   English syllables

  • theriolatry — ˌthirēˈälə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: therio + latry : worship of animals or theriomorphic divinities * * * theriolˈatry noun (see ↑ latry) animal worship • • • Main Entry: ↑therio …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greek mythology — Oral and literary traditions of the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes and the nature and history of the cosmos. The Greek myths and legends are known today primarily from Greek literature, including such classic works as Homer s… …   Universalium

  • Forms of Worship — This list of 60 words refers to forms of worship not specific religions or belief systems, but rather terms that denote a specific object of worship, be it saints, snakes or whatever. Related word lists you might want to check out are those for… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • therio- — combining form Etymology: Greek thērio , thēri , from thērion more at treacle : wild animal : beast theriolatry theriomimicry …   Useful english dictionary

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