Definition of Ichthyolatry

1. Noun. The worship of fish.

Exact synonyms: Fish-worship
Generic synonyms: Animal-worship, Zoolatry



Definition of Ichthyolatry

1. n. Worship of fishes, or of fish-shaped idols.

Definition of Ichthyolatry

1. Noun. The worship of fishes, or of fish-shaped idols. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ichthyolatry

1. Worship of fishes, or of fish-shaped idols. Origin: Gr, a fish + to worship. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ichthyolatry

ichthyodorulite
ichthyodorulites
ichthyofauna
ichthyofaunae
ichthyofaunal
ichthyofaunas
ichthyographies
ichthyography
ichthyohagy
ichthyohemotoxin
ichthyohemotoxism
ichthyoid
ichthyoidal
ichthyoids
ichthyol
ichthyolatry (current term)
ichthyolite
ichthyolites
ichthyologic
ichthyological
ichthyologies
ichthyologist
ichthyologists
ichthyology
ichthyomancy
ichthyomorpha
ichthyomorphic
ichthyomorphous
ichthyoomy
ichthyootoxin

Literary usage of Ichthyolatry

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1. Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1901)
"1 Nor are traces of ichthyolatry wanting at the present day. ... The origin of ichthyolatry must be sought in a primitive state of totemism. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"ichthyolatry spread also to In li i (Baur, Mythologie, ii. 51) ; but among the Philistines the fish-port or godik-ss was a national deity, and had temples ..."

3. Super Flumina: Angling Observations of a Coarse Fisherman by Charles Latimer Marson (1905)
"The Philistines, we know, carried their ichthyolatry beyond all bounds by adoring Dagon, and thus making the fish the master of the man ; but their very ..."

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