[ krahy-uh-sfingks ]
/ ˈkraɪ əˌsfɪŋks /
noun, plural cri·o·sphinx·es, cri·o·sphin·ges [krahy-uh-sfin-jeez]. /ˌkraɪ əˈsfɪn dʒiz/.
a sphinx with the head of a ram instead of a human.
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Origin of criosphinx
First recorded in 1805–10; from Greek kríos “ram” + sphinx
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