androcephalous love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a human head (upon an animal's body), as the Egyptian sphinx.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a human head: said of a monster such as a sphinx, an Assyrian bull, etc.

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Examples

  • Mme. Dieulafoy, had not (chosen by some collector desirous of giving a crowning touch of orientalism to this figure from Susa) his first name, Nissim, stretched out above it the pinions of an androcephalous bull from Khorsabad.

    Within a Budding Grove

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