mantiger
mantiger mantiger n. The {manticore}.

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


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  • mantiger — 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, ↑mantichora, ↑manticora • Hypernyms: ↑mythical monster, ↑mythical creature * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • mantiger — man·ti·ger …   English syllables

  • 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 — 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

  • manticore — /man ti kawr , kohr /, n. a legendary monster with a man s head, horns, a lion s body, and the tail of a dragon or, sometimes, a scorpion. [1300 50; ME < L mantichoras < Gk, erroneous reading for martichóras < Iranian; cf. Old Persian martiya man …   Universalium

  • 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

  • manticora — 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, ↑mantichora, ↑mantiger • Hypernyms: ↑mythical monster, ↑mythical creature * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • mythical creature — noun a monster renowned in folklore and myth • Syn: ↑mythical monster • Hypernyms: ↑monster, ↑mythical being • Hyponyms: ↑legendary creature, ↑amphisbaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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