kylin

noun ky·lin \ˈkēˈlin\

Definition of kylin

plural

-s

  1. :  a unicorn of Chinese myth depicted with the tail of an ox and the legs and body of a deer — see fêng huang

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Origin and Etymology of kylin

modification of Chinese (Pekingese) ch'i2 lin2, from ch'i2 male kylin + lin2 female kylin


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