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Main Entry: chi�me�ra
Pronunciation: kI-'mir-&, k&-
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin chimaera, from Greek chimaira she-goat, chimera; akin to Old Norse gymbr yearling ewe, Greek cheimOn winter �more at HIBERNATE
1 a : capitalized : a fire-breathing she-monster in Greek mythology having a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail b : an imaginary monster compounded of incongruous parts
2 : an illusion or fabrication of the mind; especially : an unrealizable dream
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Main Entry: chi�me�ra
Pronunciation: kI-'mir-&, k&-
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin chimaera, from Greek chimaira she-goat, chimera; akin to Old Norse gymbr yearling ewe, Greek cheimOn winter �more at HIBERNATE
1 a : capitalized : a fire-breathing she-monster in Greek mythology having a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail b : an imaginary monster compounded of incongruous parts
2 : an illusion or fabrication of the mind; especially : an unrealizable dream <a fancy, a chimera in my brain, troubles me in my prayer �John Donne>
3 : an individual, organ, or part consisting of tissues of diverse genetic constitution

I wonder if <a href="http://www.strangemag.com/jerseydevil1.html">the Jersey Devil</a> is or was a <a href="http://imagehost.vendio.com/bin/viewimage.x/00000000/lineboy/chimeraprint.jpg?allow_mailing_list=1&owner_id=784970&allow_track_link=1&track=0221ab4e9a-bfa4a&pt=bidpay">Chimera.</a> Please don't bid against me though, I'd like to buy this.
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