freak of nature
a person or animal that is born or grows with abnormal physical features.
an unusual, unexpected natural phenomenon.
The Wonder-ful Nature of Greek God NamesBatman lurks like a bat in the shadows. Spider-Man slings webs like a radioactive spider. Superman is a literal translation of Friedrich Nietszche’s term ubermensch. And Wonder Woman is…well, what does Wonder Woman’s name tell us about her? A lot, it turns out. When William Moulton Marston created Wonder Woman in the early 1940s, he made her not just Diana, an Amazon princess, but also …
Origin of freak of nature
First recorded in 1840–50
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