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tax·i·der·my

 (tăk′sĭ-dûr′mē)
n.
The art or operation of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals for exhibition in a lifelike state.

tax′i·der′mal, tax′i·der′mic adj.
tax′i·der′mist n.

taxidermy

(ˈtæksɪˌdɜːmɪ)
n
(Professions) the art or process of preparing, stuffing, and mounting animal skins so that they have a lifelike appearance
[C19: from Greek taxis arrangement + -dermy, from Greek derma skin]
ˌtaxiˈdermal, ˌtaxiˈdermic adj
ˈtaxiˌdermist n

tax•i•der•my

(ˈtæk sɪˌdɜr mi)

n.
the art of preparing, preserving, and stuffing the skins of animals and mounting them in lifelike form.
[1810–20; < Greek táxi(s) arranging (see taxis1) + dérm(a) skin + -y3]
tax`i•der′mal, tax`i•der′mic, adj.
tax′i•der`mist, n.

taxidermy

- The stuffing of dead animals.
See also related terms for stuffing.

taxidermy

the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals so that they appear lifelike. — taxidermist, n.
See also: Animals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taxidermy - the art of mounting the skins of animals so that they have lifelike appearancetaxidermy - the art of mounting the skins of animals so that they have lifelike appearance
artistry, prowess, art - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
Translations
تَحْنيط الحَيَوان
taxidermie
állatkitömés
uppstoppun dÿra
iškamšų darymasiškamšų meistras
taksidermija, putnu vai zvēru izbāšana
taxidermia
hayvan doldurma

taxidermy

[ˈtæksɪdɜːmɪ] Ntaxidermia f

taxidermy

[ˈtæksidɜːrmi] ntaxidermie ftaxi driver nchauffeur mf de taxi
She's a taxi driver → Elle est chauffeur de taxi., Elle est chauffeuse de taxi.taxi fare nprix m de la course

taxidermy

nTaxidermie f

taxidermy

[ˈtæksɪˈdɜːmɪ] ntassidermia

taxidermy

(ˈtӕksidəːmi) noun
the art of preparing and stuffing the skins of animals etc.
ˈtaxidermist noun
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