from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Thought of as having the form of a beast. Used of a deity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having the form of a beast
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the form of a wild beast.
Greek thērion, diminutive of thēr, wild beast; see theropod + -morphic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From therio- + -morphic. (Wiktionary)