HyperDic: chimaera

English > 3 senses of the word Chimaera / chimaera:
NOUNperson Chimaera, Chimera(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail
cognitionchimaera, chimeraa grotesque product of the imagination
animalchimaeraa deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail
English > Chimaera: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon.
SynonymChimera
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Broadermythical monster, mythical creatureA monster renowned in folklore and myth
SpanishQuimera, quimera
Catalanquimera, Quimera
English > chimaera: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA grotesque product of the imagination.
Synonymchimera
Broaderimagination, imaging, imagery, mental imageryThe ability to form mental images of things or events
Spanishquimera
Catalanquimera
English > chimaera: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningA deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail.
Member ofgenus Chimaeratype genus of the Chimaeridae
Narrowerrabbitfish, Chimaera monstrosalarge European chimaera
Broaderholocephalan, holocephalianfish with high compressed head and a body tapering off into a long tail
Spanishquimera
Catalanquimera

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