Χίμαιρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

R-stem derivation from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeym- (winter, snow), complementing the n-stem reflex found in χειμών (kheimōn).

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Proper noun[edit]

Χίμαιρα (Khimaira) (genitive Χιμαίρας) f, first declension

  1. Chimera, a mythological animal
  2. Chimera, a volcanic site in ancient Lycia, now in Turkey

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Greek[edit]

Χίμαιρα

Proper noun[edit]

Χίμαιρα (Chímairaf

  1. (Greek mythology) Chimera/Chimaera a creature of mixed parts, usually lion and goat with a dragon's tail.