theroid


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theroid

(ˈθɪərɔɪd)
adj
of, relating to, or resembling a beast
[C19: from Greek thēroeidēs, from thēr wild animal; see -oid]
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There is a class of idiots which may justly be designated theroid [beast-like], so like brutes are the members of it" (Embodied Selves: An Anthology of Psychological Texts, 1830-1890, ed.