onocentaur

noun
ono·​centaur | \ ¦änə+ \

Definition of onocentaur

: a mythological creature having the head and arms and upper torso of a human being and the body and legs of an ass

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History and Etymology for onocentaur

Late Latin onocentaurus, a wild animal inhabiting waste places, from Greek onokentauros, from onos ass + kentauros centaur

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“Onocentaur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onocentaur. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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