Definition of Chimaeras

1. Noun. (plural of chimaera) ¹



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Definition of Chimaeras

1. chimaera [n] - See also: chimaera

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chimaeras

chiloplasty
chilopod
chilopodiasis
chilopods
chilorrhaphy
chilostomatoplasty
chilostomatous
chilotomy
chiltepin
chiltepins
chiluite
chilver
chilvers
chimaera
chimaeral
chimaeras (current term)
chimaeric
chimaerism
chimaerisms
chimaeroid
chimango
chimangoes
chimar
chimars
chimb
chimbley
chimbleys
chimblies
chimbly
chimbs

Literary usage of Chimaeras

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"CHAPTER XV THE HOLOCEPHALI, OR CHIMERAS HE chimaeras. — Very early in geological times, certainly as early as the middle Silurian, ..."

2. The Principles of Mathematics by Bertrand Russell (1903)
"The proposition " chimaeras are animals " may be easily interpreted by means of formal ... Now in the case of chimaeras, it is easy to substitute the pure ..."

3. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"These have therefore been termed periclinal chimaeras in contradistinction to the sectorial chimaeras in which longitudinal segments are evident. ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"... is the group of Holocephali or chimaeras, shark-like in essentials, but differing widely in details. Of these there are but few living forms, ..."

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