Definition of Hippocentaur. Meaning of Hippocentaur. Synonyms of Hippocentaur

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Definition of Hippocentaur

Hippocentaur
Hippocentaur Hip`po*cen"taur, n. [L. hippocentaurus, Gr. ?; "i`ppos horse + ? centaur.] (Myth.) Same as Centaur.

Meaning of Hippocentaur from wikipedia

- Ancient Gr****: κένταυρος, kéntauros, Latin: centaurus), or occasionally hippocentaur, is a creature from Gr**** mythology with the upper body of a human and...
- "Menippeans & Their Satire: Concerning Monstrous Leamed Old Dogs and Hippocentaurs", Scholia Satyrica, 6 (3/4): 45, [Chapple's book Soviet satire of the...
- Hipocentaur (Polish for "Hippocentaur") is a Lithuanian and Polish coat of arms. It was used by a number of szlachta (noble) families under the Polish–Lithuanian...
- of a horse behind but, in front, were fashioned like men resembling hippocentaurs. Bulls, likewise, bred there with the heads of men ; and dogs, with...
- does not or cannot exist, such as [...] an impossible creature, like a hippocentaur, the contract is void. Where the subject of a proposed contract of sale...
- Menippeans & Their Satire: Concerning Monstrous Leamed Old Dogs and Hippocentaurs, in Scholia satyrica, Volume 6, 3/4, 1980 p.45 quotation: [Chapple's...
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