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- noun Worship of animals.
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- noun The
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- noun the worship of animals
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Remnants of the old Semitic zoolatry perpetuated themselves until the end of paganism and even later.
Athenian comic writers frequently made fun of the Egyptian zoolatry
In these beliefs zoolatry, litholatry and all the other nature worships outlived the savagery that had created them.
The notices of each will explain more fully the religion of the people, and especially that system of zoolatry which so extensively prevailed.
On the other hand Guyan calls Naturism, Physiolatry, of which zoolatry, i. e., worship of animals, is a department (The Non-Religion of the Future, New York,
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