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  • n. a centaur with the body of an ass instead of a horse

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fabulous monster, a kind of centaur, with a body part human and part asinine, represented in Roman sculpture.


Late Latin onocentaurus, from Ancient Greek ὀνοκένταυρος (onokentauros), from ὄνος (onos, "ass") + κένταυρος (kentauros, "centaur"). (Wiktionary)


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