obtaining the figure of or similarity to a man as an anthropomorphous plant
- recommending person qualities for pets or inanimate things
- obtaining the figure of, or resemblance to, a person; as, an anthropomorphous plant.
1753, anglicization recently Latin anthropomorphus "having human being type," from Greek anthropomorphos, from anthropos "human becoming" (see anthropo-) + morphe "form" (see morphine).
(a.) Having the figure of, or resemblance to, a man; as, an anthropomorphous plant.
The relations between man and ape are most readily stated in comparison with the gorilla, as on the whole the most anthropomorphous ape.