hieracosphinx

noun
hi·​er·​a·​co·​sphinx | \ ˌhīəˈrākə+ˌ- \

Definition of hieracosphinx

: a hawk-headed sphinx

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History and Etymology for hieracosphinx

Greek hierako- (from hierak-, hierax hawk) + English sphinx

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“Hieracosphinx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hieracosphinx. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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