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chimaera

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chi·mae·ra \kī-ˈmir-ə, kə-\

Definition of chimaera

  1. chiefly British spelling of chimera


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chimaera

noun chi·mae·ra

Definition of chimaera

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

Origin and Etymology of chimaera

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, chimera


First Known Use: 1804


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