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Definition for chimaera (2 of 2)
noun, plural chi·me·ras.
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Examples from the Web for chimaera
I had thought myself armed with triple brass against the folds of a three-formed Chimaera.Gryll Grange|Thomas Love Peacock
But the Chimaera was so mad and wild with pain, that it did not guard itself so well as might else have been the case.
The Chimaera, by this time, after losing its second head, had got into a red-hot passion of pain and rampant rage.
Bellerophon has been explained as a hero of the storm, of which his conflict with the Chimaera is symbolical.
The teeth of Chimaera are more adapted for cutting, those of Callorhynchus for crushing.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for chimaera (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for chimaera (2 of 2)
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Cultural definitions for chimaera
A monster in classical mythology who had the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon or serpent.