Loch Ness Monster

noun
variants: or Loch Ness monster

Definition of Loch Ness Monster

: a large, long-necked creature that has long been reported to exist in the waters of Loch Ness in Scotland The Loch Ness Monster has baffled scientists for centuries, but a new group of experts are now hoping modern technology will reveal what really lives in the murky depths of the Scottish lake.— Matthew Kirby … gave up his job, house and girlfriend to launch an epic hunt for the Loch Ness Monster.— Chris Morris Seeking to end the 'stigma' of research on Scotland's Loch Ness, UK biologists last week announced a new project to explore the lake, which, as well as being the legendary home of 'Nessie', the Loch Ness monster, is the UK's largest body of fresh water.Nature

First Known Use of Loch Ness Monster

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Loch Ness Monster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Loch%20Ness%20Monster. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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