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Noun: chimaera  kI'mi-u-ru
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: chimera)
  1. A grotesque product of the imagination
    - chimera
  2. A deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail
    - chimera
Noun: Chimaera
  1. (Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon
    - Chimera

Derived forms: chimaeras

Type of: holocephalan, holocephalian, imagery, imagination, imaging, mental imagery, mythical creature, mythical monster

Part of: genus Chimaera

Encyclopedia: Chimaera