Snark

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Coined by Lewis Carroll as a nonce word in 1874 The Hunting of the Snark. According to Beatrice Hatch, Carroll created this word from snail and shark.[1]

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Snark

  1. A fictional animal in Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark.

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  1. ^ Carroll, Lewis: The Hunting of the Snark: With and Introduction and notes by Martin Gardner, p. 45. Penguin Books, London 1995. ISBN 0-14-043491-7

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