American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A fire-breathing she-monster usually represented as a composite of a lion, goat, and serpent.
- n. An imaginary monster made up of grotesquely disparate parts.
- Ancient Greek Χίμαιρα (Khimaira). (Wiktionary)
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