mythical creature

mythical creature
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  • Yale (mythical creature) — The yale (also centicore , Latin eale ) is a mythical beast found in European mythology. Most descriptions make it an antelope or goat like four legged creature with large horns that it can swivel in any direction.The name might be derived from… …   Wikipedia

  • mythical — [mith′i kəl] adj. 1. existing only in a myth or myths [a mythical creature] 2. imaginary, fictitious, or not based on facts or scientific study 3. MYTHIC (sense 1) SYN. FICTITIOUS mythically adv …   English World dictionary

  • mythical being — noun an imaginary being of myth or fable • Hypernyms: ↑imaginary being, ↑imaginary creature • Hyponyms: ↑halcyon, ↑mythical monster, ↑mythical creature, ↑phoenix, ↑houri, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • creature */*/*/ — UK [ˈkriːtʃə(r)] / US [ˈkrɪtʃər] noun [countable] Word forms creature : singular creature plural creatures 1) a) anything that lives except plants a small furry creature b) an imaginary living thing that is strange or frightening The Gorgon was a …   English dictionary

  • creature — crea|ture [ kritʃər ] noun count *** 1. ) anything that lives except plants: a small furry creature a ) an imaginary living thing that is strange or frightening: The Gorgon was a mythical creature. 2. ) a person described in a particular way: He… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mythical — myth|i|cal [ˈmıθıkəl] adj also mythic [usually before noun] 1.) existing only in an ancient story ▪ a mythical creature like the Minotaur 2.) imagined or invented ▪ all these mythical job prospects he keeps talking about …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mythical — adjective 1 connected with or only existing in an ancient story: a mythical creature like the Minotaur 2 imagined or invented; fictitious: all these mythical job prospects he keeps talking about …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • creature*/*/ — [ˈkriːtʃə] noun [C] 1) anything that lives except plants a small furry creature[/ex] 2) an imaginary living thing that is strange or frightening The Gorgon was a mythical creature.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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