(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon
a grotesque product of the imagination
a deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail
- The term chimaera refers to an organism which, like a mosaic, has more than one cell type.
- I hit the switch, and the chimaera reversed direction instantly.
- The chimaera had large incisors that prevented its mouth from fully closing.