Definitions

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  • proper n. she-viper, a female monster

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Armed with magic-tipped arrows, the goddessgirls had already defeated a she-dragon called Echidna and bested a goat-headed Chimera.

    Aphrodite the Beauty

  • I still had my camera in my hand from the Apostles which turned out to be a good thing because as we ran towards the group of hushed tourists stooped in a circle staring at a clump of grass who I'd failed to notice as we pulled over, it transpired that it was actually an 'Echidna', a very rare egg laying creature that looks a bit like a porcupine and doesn't particularly like being surrounded by a sweaty group of humans staring at it in the heavy heat of the midday sun.

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  • I'm especially pleased with the Anthrax, Banana and Echidna Broth, which is served with an E-Coli zabaglione.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Do they see both as just another mammal, like Cat or Dog, Kangaroo or Opossum, Platypus or Echidna?

    None So Blind As Creationists

  • Breaks incessantly occur in all parts of the series, some being wide, sharp and defined, others less so in various degrees; as between the orang and its nearest allies--between the Tarsius and the other Lemuridæ--between the elephant and in a more striking manner between the Ornithorhynchus or Echidna, and other mammals.

    John Farrell: Bad Faith (in Science): Darwin as All-Purpose Boogey Man?

  • Ai tryde butt! cannt see de foto, ai juss gets de litlol box wif de naem Echidna.jpg.

    AUTOMATIC CAT - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Breaks incessantly occur in all parts of the series, some being wide, sharp and defined, others less so in various degrees; as between the orang and its nearest allies -- between the Tarsius and the other Lemuridæ -- between the elephant and in a more striking manner between the Ornithorhynchus or Echidna, and other mammals.

    John Farrell: Bad Faith (in Science): Darwin as All-Purpose Boogey Man?

  • You mean chimaeras like crocoducks, or THE Chimaera, daughter of Typhon and Echidna, and not ratfishes, lichens, or grafted fruit trees.

    The perfect phrase - The Panda's Thumb

  • Her did Pegasus and noble Bellerophon slay; but Echidna was subject in love to Orthus and brought forth the deadly Sphinx which destroyed the Cadmeans, and the Nemean lion, which Hera, the good wife of Zeus, brought up and made to haunt the hills of Nemea, a plague to men.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Echidna, a nymph who dies not nor grows old all her days.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

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  • Echidna is a genus of moray eels in the family Muraenidae.

    October 20, 2011