taxidermic
adjective see taxidermy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Taxidermic — Tax i*der mic, a. [Cf. F. taxidermique.] Of or pertaining to the art of preparing and preserving the skins of animals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taxidermic — TAXIDÉRMI//C taxidermiccă (taxidermicci, taxidermicce) Care ţine de taxidermie; propriu taxidermiei. /<fr. taxidermique Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX  TAXIDÉRMIC, Ă adj. Referitor la taxidermie. [< fr. taxidermique]. Trimis de …   Dicționar Român

  • taxidermic — taxidermy ► NOUN ▪ the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals so that they appear lifelike. DERIVATIVES taxidermic adjective taxidermist noun. ORIGIN from Greek taxis arrangement + derma skin …   English terms dictionary

  • taxidermic — See taxidermal. * * * …   Universalium

  • taxidermic — adjective Pertaining to taxidermy …   Wiktionary

  • taxidermic — adj. of stuffing and mounting game animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • taxidermic — tax·i·der·mic …   English syllables

  • taxidermic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • taxidermy — taxidermal, taxidermic, adj. taxidermist, n. /tak si derr mee/, n. the art of preparing and preserving the skins of animals and of stuffing and mounting them in lifelike form. [1810 20; TAXI + Gk dérm(a) skin (see DERMA) + Y3] * * * Practice of… …   Universalium

  • taxidermy — noun Etymology: tax + derm + 2 y Date: 1820 the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals and especially vertebrates • taxidermic adjective • taxidermist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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