centaur
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin Centaurus, from Greek Kentauros Date: 14th century any of a race of creatures fabled to be half human and half horse and to live in the mountains of Thessaly

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  • centaur — CENTÁUR, centauri, s.m. (În mitologia greacă) Fiinţă imaginară, cu trup de cal şi cu bust omenesc; hipocentaur. ♦ (La sg. art.) Constelaţie din emisfera australă, din care face parte steaua cea mai apropiată de sistemul solar. [pr.: ta ur] – Din… …   Dicționar Român

  • centaur — centaur; hip·po·centaur; ono·centaur; …   English syllables

  • CENTAUR — Связать? Вездеходы амфибии CENTAUR. Модели: V2001G, V2001D V2001DT. Технические характеристики Кузов: Вакуум формованное днище и полностандартный трелевочный щит, формованный из полиэтилена высокой плотно …   Википедия

  • Centaur — Centaur, 1) (Myth.), fabelhaftes Geschöpf, halb Mensch, halb Pferd; sie waren Nachkommen des Kentauros, eines Sohnes des Apollo u. der Stilbe, Bruders des Lapithes; nach Andern Söhne des, in Heres Gestalt von Zeus geschaffenen Wolkenbildes… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • centaur — [sen′tôr΄] n. [ME < L Centaurus < Gr Kentauros] Gr. Myth. any of a race of monsters with a man s head, trunk, and arms, and a horse s body and legs any of a race of monsters with a man s head, trunk, and arms, and a horse s body and legs… …   English World dictionary

  • Centaur — Cen taur (s[e^]n t[add]r), n. [L. centaurus, Gr. Ke ntayros.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Class. Myth.) A fabulous being, represented as half man and half horse. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A constellation in the southern heavens between Hydra and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaur — (Centaurus), großes Sternbild am südlichen Himmel, enthält zwei Sterne erster und zwei zweiter Größe. Der hellste Stern derselben (α) ist der unserm Sonnensystem nächste Stern; seine Parallaxe beträgt nach Gill und Elkin 0,8 , wonach seine… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • centàur — m, {{c=1}}v. {{ref}}kentaur{{/ref}} …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • centaur — late 14c., from L. centaurus, from Gk. Kentauros, origin disputed. In early Greek literature they were a savage, horse riding tribe from Thessaly; later they were monsters half horse, half man …   Etymology dictionary

  • centaur — centàur m DEFINICIJA v. kentaur …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • centaur — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mż I, Mc. centauraurze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} w mitologii greckiej: istota o ciele konia z torsem i głową mężczyzny <łac. z gr.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

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