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There, thanks to a magical wardrobe, they are transported to the even more magical land of Narnia, where animals talk and mythical creatures like satyrs and centaurs roam.
Exquisitely tiled rooms with bright linen accents and wide windows have perfect sea views, and quirky features like lamps with fanciful centaur designs and gilded coffee tables add a little bit of luxe.
The mosaic may also depict the Greek hero Hercules fighting with a centaur.
Hercules is also thought to be featured, fighting a centaur, and so is Cupid.
Experts believe that other scenes portray Hercules fighting a centaur, and Cupid holding a wreath.
With the help of a noble if nitwitted giant, a few inept but big-hearted student magicians, even a concerned if somewhat distant centaur, Harry takes on powers bigger and stronger than him, growing older and wiser in the process.
The person who was in the centaur [costume] behind [John Milhiser] kind of got dragged behind him.
From the Latin root monstrum, a divine messenger of catastrophe, then adapted by the Old French to mean an animal of myriad origins: centaur, griffin, satyr.
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Origin and Etymology of centaur
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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