mantichora
mantichora mantichora, manticora manticora, manticore manticore . A mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion.

Syn: manticore, mantichora, mantiger. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • MANTICHORA — ex inusitatis et Europae invisis Indiae animalibus, triplici ordine dentium pectinatim coeuntium, facie et auriculis hominis, oculis glaucis, colore sanguineô, corpore leonis, caudâ scorpionis modo spicula infigens: vocis, ut si misceatur… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • mantichora — man·ti·cho·ra …   English syllables

  • mantichora — noun a mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion • Syn: ↑manticore, ↑manticora, ↑mantiger • Hypernyms: ↑mythical monster, ↑mythical creature * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oliva mantichora — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Gastr …   Wikipedia

  • manticora — mantichora mantichora, manticora manticora, manticore manticore . A mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion. Syn: manticore, mantichora, mantiger. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manticore — mantichora mantichora, manticora manticora, manticore manticore . A mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion. Syn: manticore, mantichora, mantiger. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manticora — man·tì·co·ra, man·ti·cò·ra s.f. 1. TS mitol. leggendario animale dell India, raffigurato come un quadrupede con volto umano, tre file di denti e coda di scorpione 2. TS entom. grosso coleottero del genere Manticora | con iniz. maiusc., genere… …   Dizionario italiano

  • mantiger — n. The {manticore}. Syn: manticore, mantichora, manticora. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manticore — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin mantichora, from Greek mantichōras Date: 14th century a legendary animal with the head of a man, the body of a lion, and the tail of a dragon or scorpion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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