An initial partly or wholly composed of animal forms.
An initial partly or wholly composed of animal forms ... Zoomorphic motifs occur in other decorative contexts as well.
- Arabic:حيواني الشكل
- German:zoomorphe Initiale; Tierinitiale; Tierornamenten
- Italian:Zoomorfo; Teriomorfo
- Portuguese:inicial zoomórfica
Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).