/ (ˌhaɪəˈreɪkəʊˌsfɪŋks) /
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noun plural -sphinxes or -sphinges (-ˌsfɪndʒiːz)
(in ancient Egyptian art) a hawk-headed sphinx
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Word Origin for hieracosphinx
C18: from Greek hierax hawk + sphinx
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