Origin of centaur
OTHER WORDS FROM centaurcen·tau·ri·al, cen·tau·ri·an, cen·tau·ric, adjective
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How to use centaur in a sentence
The centaur — a mythical creature that is half human and half horse — might seem like a relatively easy mashup.
That would give a centaur two sets of back legs and two pelvises.
NASA has considered sending spacecraft to centaurs, although no missions have been selected for development yet.In a first, astronomers spotted a space rock turning into a comet|Lisa Grossman|August 18, 2020|Science News
That means Chariklo likely has one or more tiny shepherd moons itself, making the centaur a miniature solar system.
This position, along with its composition of rock and ice, marks Chariklo as a “centaur.”
Another of the most beautiful, on account of its regularity, is that of the Centaur (Fig. 22).Astronomy for Amateurs|Camille Flammarion
With the grace of a Centaur, the rider swung his mount in beside them and doffed his hat.Hidden Gold|Wilder Anthony
Deaneira took the robe, but said nothing to her husband of the centaur's gift, hoping that she would never have to make use of it.
The poisoned tip sank deep233 into the centaur's side, and he knew at once that he had received his death-wound.
"I harnessed him to the wagonette with Linda," returned the Centaur, with an angry look at the listening Valentina.The Fourth Estate, vol.1|Armando Palacio Valds