- a sphinx with the head of a man.
Origin of androsphinx
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Sometimes the androsphinx has human hands in place of the lion's paws.
The form of which we have spoken as being that of the great Sphinx is called the androsphinx (Fig. 3).
- a sphinx having the head of a man
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