zoolatry

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zoo- +‎ -latry

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zoolatry (uncountable)

  1. The worship of animals.
    • 2004, Simson R Najovits, Egypt, Trunk of the Tree: A Modern Survey of an Ancient Land, ISBN 0875862578, p. 227:
      Excessive zoolatry and heka practices had always been fundamental aspects of Egyptian religion and lifestyles, but from about the Late Period (c. 747 BC), they increasingly became tinged with fundamentalism and fanaticism.

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