Taxidermied vs Taxidermized - What's the difference?

taxidermied | taxidermized |


As an adjective taxidermied

is stuffed, having undergone taxidermy.

As a verb taxidermized is

(taxidermize).

taxidermied

English

Adjective

(-)
  • stuffed, having undergone taxidermy.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=2009-03-13, author=, title=Chow, Darling, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=For his own soiree, Kane went for somewhat more conventional decorations: on a side table, Apothia candles glimmered like fireflies, guarding a taxidermied owl, while masses of delphiniums, hydrangeas, lilacs and old Dutch roses perfumed the air. }}

    taxidermized

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (taxidermize)

  • taxidermize

    English

    Verb

    (taxidermiz)
  • To preserve by means of taxidermy.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=May 21, author=Cintra Wilson, title=Luxury in a Bell Jar, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=ONE of Edward Gorey’s deathless illustrations features an author, Mr. Earbrass, gazing at a taxidermized beastie in an antiques shop, wondering “why anyone should have had a fantod stuffed and placed under a glass bell.” }}