chimaera


1chi·mae·ra

\kī-ˈmir-ə, kə-\

Definition of CHIMAERA

chiefly British variant of chimera

2chimaera

noun

Definition of CHIMAERA

:  any of a family (Chimaeridae) of marine cartilaginous fishes with a tapering or threadlike tail and usually no anal fin

Origin of CHIMAERA

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, chimera
First Known Use: 1804

Rhymes with CHIMAERA

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