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anthropo- comb. form of Gr. ánthrōpos man; e.g. anthrōpológos treating of man, whence modL. anthrōpologia, Eng. anthropology (XVI); ecclGr. anthrōpomorphitai sect ascribing human form to God, whence Eng. anthropomorphite (XVI);.
so anthropomorphism (XVIII), anthropomorphist (XVII), anthropomorphic (XIX).

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anthropo- • comb. form human; of a human being: anthropometry. ∎  relating to humankind: anthropology.