What does anthropomorphous mean?

anthropomorphous meaning in General Dictionary

obtaining the figure of or similarity to a man as an anthropomorphous plant

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  • recommending person qualities for pets or inanimate things
  • obtaining the figure of, or resemblance to, a person; as, an anthropomorphous plant.

anthropomorphous meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1753, anglicization recently Latin anthropomorphus "having human being type," from Greek anthropomorphos, from anthropos "human becoming" (see anthropo-) + morphe "form" (see morphine).


anthropomorphous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having the figure of, or resemblance to, a man; as, an anthropomorphous plant.


Sentence Examples with the word anthropomorphous

The relations between man and ape are most readily stated in comparison with the gorilla, as on the whole the most anthropomorphous ape.

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