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androsphinx

[an-druh-sfingks] /ˈæn drəˌsfɪŋks/
noun, plural androsphinxes, androsphinges
[an-druh-sfin-jeez] /ˈæn drəˌsfɪn dʒiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a sphinx with the head of a man.
Origin of androsphinx
1600-1610
From Greek, dating back to 1600-10; See origin at andro-, sphinx
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androsphinx

/ˈændrəˌsfɪŋks/
noun (pl) -sphinxes, -sphinges (-ˌsfɪndʒiːz)
1.
a sphinx having the head of a man
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