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taxidermy
American English: /ˈtæksəˌdərmi/
British English: /ˈtaksɪˌdəːmi/

Translation of taxidermy in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • A Case of Curiosities is devoted to the art of taxidermy, decorative, restorative and anthropomorphic.
    • Scriver's success in sculpting animal forms for his taxidermy work encouraged the artist to pursue more traditional forms of sculpture.
    • The process of taxidermy sees the skin of an animal removed, preserved and arranged around a model of the original body.

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