centaur

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A bronze statue of a centaur

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From Latin centaurus, from Ancient Greek κένταυρος (kéntauros), from Κένταυρος (Kéntauros, a member of a savage race from Thessaly).

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centaur (plural centaurs)

  1. (Greek mythology) A mythical beast having a horse's body with a man's head and torso in place of the head and neck of the horse.
  2. (astronomy) An icy planetoid that orbits the Sun between Jupiter and Neptune (also capitalised).
  3. (chess) A chess-playing team comprising a human player and a computer who work together.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin centaurus, from Ancient Greek κένταυρος (kéntauros).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛnˌtɑu̯ər/, /ˈkɛnˌtɑu̯ər/
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  • Hyphenation: cen‧taur

Noun[edit]

centaur m (plural centauren, diminutive centaurtje n)

  1. centaur