Taxidermy meaning

tăksĭ-dûrmē
The art or operation of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals for exhibition in a lifelike state.
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The art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals, so as to create lifelike replicas.
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Origin of taxidermy

  • From Ancient Greek τάξις (taxis, “arrangement", "order") + δέρμα (dérma, “skin")

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