Definition of Chimera. Meaning of Chimera. Synonyms of Chimera

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Definition of Chimera

Chimera
Chimera Chime"ra, n.; pl. Chimeras. [L. chimaera a chimera (in sense 1), Gr. ? a she-goat, a chimera, fr. ? he-goat; cf. Icel. qymbr a yearling ewe.] 1. (Myth.) A monster represented as vomiting flames, and as having the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon. ``Dire chimeras and enchanted isles.' --Milton. 2. A vain, foolish, or incongruous fancy, or creature of the imagination; as, the chimera of an author. --Burke.

Meaning of Chimera from wikipedia

- Chimera, chimaera, or chimaira may refer to: Chimera (mythology), a monstrous creature with parts from multiple animals Mount Chimaera, the region in Lycia...
- The Chimera (/kɪˈmɪərə/ or /kaɪˈmɪərə/, also Chimaera (Chimæra); Gr****: Χίμαιρα, Chímaira "she-goat") was, according to Gr**** mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing...
- A genetic chimerism or chimera (/kɪˈmɪərə/ or /kaɪˈmɪərə/, also chimaera (chimæra) is a single organism composed of cells with distinct genotypes. In...
- Chimera, originally found in Gr**** mythology, is a monstrous fire-breathing creature composed of the parts of multiple animals. The term, and often the...
- aura. The world of the series also includes fantastical beasts such as Chimera Ants. Voiced by: Rica Matsumoto (1998 film), Junko Takeuchi (1999 series...
- struggle; the upper figure, which may be a dog or a cat, crouches over a chimera and is at the point of kill. It stoops on the horizontal beam of a T-shaped...
- A sheep–goat chimera (sometimes called a geep in po****r media) is a chimera produced by combining the embryos of a goat and a sheep; the resulting animal...
- The Chimera of Arezzo is regarded as the best example of ancient Etruscan artwork. British art historian, David Ekserdjian, described the sculpture as...
- A chimera virus is defined by the Center for Veterinary Biologics (part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service)...
- Jason Chimera (/tʃɪˈmɛrə/; born May 2, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently...
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