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Sphinx

n.1.In Egyptian art, an image of granite or porphyry, having a human head, or the head of a ram or of a hawk, upon the wingless body of a lion.
The awful ruins of the days of old . . .
Or jasper tomb, or mutilated sphinx.
- Shelley.
2.On Greek art and mythology, a she-monster, usually represented as having the winged body of a lion, and the face and breast of a young woman.
2.Hence: A person of enigmatical character and purposes, especially in politics and diplomacy.
3.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of large moths of the family Sphingidæ; - called also hawk moth. See also tomato worm.
4.(Zool.) The Guinea, or sphinx, baboon (Cynocephalus sphinx).
Sphinx baboon
(Zool.) a large West African baboon (Cynocephalus sphinx), often kept in menageries.
Sphinx moth
(Zool.) Same as Sphinx, 3.
Noun1.sphinx - an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret
2.Sphinx - (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon
3.sphinx - one of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians
To see a sphinx in your dream, signifies fear of the unknown.human, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
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