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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Chimeras(0.01042 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: (Greek mythology) fire-breathing she-monster with a lion's
head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of
Typhon [syn: Chimaera]
2: a grotesque product of the imagination [syn: chimaera]
English → English (gcide)
Chimera \Chime"ra\, n.; pl. Chimeras. [L. chimaera a chimera
(in sense 1), Gr. ? a she-goat, a chimera, fr. ? he-goat; cf.
Icel. qymbr a yearling ewe.]
1. (Myth.) A monster represented as vomiting flames, and as
having the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the
tail of a dragon. “Dire chimeras and enchanted isles.”
2. A vain, foolish, or incongruous fancy, or creature of the
imagination; as, the chimera of an author. --Burke.