Taxidermy

taxidermy

The art of preparing, preserving, and mounting the skins of animals so as to represent their natural appearance, as for cabinets.

Origin: Gr. An arranging, arrangement (fr. To arrange) _ a skin, from to skin: cf. F. Taxidermie. See Tactics, Tear.

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