Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sea-monster; a sea-horse.
- n. obsolete, rare, mythology A sea-horse or hippocampus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A fabulous sea monster.
- By confusion with hippotame. (Wiktionary)
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These user-created lists contain the word ‘hippodame’.
Inspired by a Twitter exchange between Kory Stamper and other lexicographers about mythical beings with "fabulous" in their definitions.
I have just discovered this website, and have just delved once more into the exciting world of highly specific or nice-sounding words. This will be chock full of the best ones I discover this month.
And other bodies of water.
Looking for tweets for hippodame.