noun, plural an·dro·sphinx·es, an·dro·sphin·ges [an-druh-sfin-jeez] /ˈæn drəˌsfɪn dʒiz/.

a sphinx with the head of a man.

Origin of androsphinx

From Greek, dating back to 1600–10; see origin at andro-, sphinx Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -sphinxes or -sphinges (-ˌsfɪndʒiːz)

a sphinx having the head of a man
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