One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The attribution of biological (rather than just human) qualities to God; the attribution of the qualities of living organisms to inanimate things.
2Art. The use in painting or sculpture of abstract forms derived from or suggesting biological organisms.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in James Martineau (1805–1900), Unitarian minister. From bio- + -morphism.
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