Ichthyolatry
Ichthyolatry Ich`thy*ol"a*try, n. [Gr. 'ichqy`s, -y`os, a fish + ? to worship.] Worship of fishes, or of fish-shaped idols. --Layard. [1913 Webster]

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  • ichthyolatry — the worship of fishes or fish shaped idols …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ichthyolatry — the worship of fish Forms of Worship …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ichthyolatry — noun the worship of fish • Syn: ↑fish worship • Hypernyms: ↑zoolatry, ↑animal worship * * * ichthyolˈatry noun (Gr latreiā worship) the worship of fish • • • Main Entry: ↑ichthyo …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish worship — ichthyolatry (the worship of fishes or fish shaped idols) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-worship — ichthyolatry, the worship of fishes or fish shaped idols …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ichthyolatrous — adjective of ichthyolatry …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 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

  • ichthus —   n. amulet or talismanic carving in shape of fish.    ♦ ichthyic, a. pertaining to fishes.    ♦ ichthyism, n. fish poisoning.    ♦ ichthyofauna, n. fish life of region.    ♦ ichthyography   n. treatise on fishes.    ♦ ichthyoid, a. fish like.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ichthys —   n. amulet or talismanic carving in shape of fish.    ♦ ichthyic, a. pertaining to fishes.    ♦ ichthyism, n. fish poisoning.    ♦ ichthyofauna, n. fish life of region.    ♦ ichthyography   n. treatise on fishes.    ♦ ichthyoid, a. fish like.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • animal-worship — noun the worship of animals • Syn: ↑zoolatry • Hypernyms: ↑worship • Hyponyms: ↑ichthyolatry, ↑fish worship, ↑ophiolatry, ↑serpent worship * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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