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wyvern

wyvern

noun wy·vern \ˈwī-vərn\

Definition of WYVERN

:  a mythical animal usually represented as a 2-legged winged creature resembling a dragon

Origin of WYVERN

alteration of Middle English wyvere viper, from Anglo-French wivre, guivre, from Latin vipera
First Known Use: 1610

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