legendary creature

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Noun1.legendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factuallegendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual
abominable snowman, yeti - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
doppelganger - a ghostly double of a living person that haunts its living counterpart
sea serpent - huge creature of the sea resembling a snake or dragon
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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The terminal design will be based on the concept of Bonghwang (Korean Phoenix), a Korean mythological beast symbolising authority, longevity, strength and balance.
In Korea, this mythological beast is a symbol of authority, longevity, strength and balance.
When Shima's capricious young shogun hears that the legendary sky tiger, or griffin, has been spotted, he orders his master hunter to board a sky ship and bring back the mythological beast.
All of this material contrived to tell a convincing yet utterly fictional story about an archeologist, an ornithologist and a paleontologist who, in the calm between two world wars, discovered evidence supporting the existence of a mythological beast in Jerusalem.
The dig also unearthed part of a sculpture of a horse and an antefix, a giant mask depicting a Gorgon or mythological beast dating from the 2nd century AD.
A Wizard's Bestiary is an amazing, encyclopedia-style reference describing over 1,000 fantastic creatures--far beyond the traditional phoenix, pegasus, unicorn, and dragons to legends such as the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, Chupacabra, and Mokele-Mbembe, to Aataxe, Zyphoeus, and just about every mythological beast in between.
Starring 30 horses from nine countries, the show draws on the classic legend of the mythological beast of evil ( the Chimera.
The name - say it sir-burr-ah - comes from the mythological beast, Cerberus, brother of the Chimaera, a firebreathing beast with a lion's head, goat's body and serpent's tail.
What with all the ancient curses and needless plot complications, it's tough to keep track of what's going on in ``Kull,'' and the special effects are surprisingly lackluster (a mythological beast or two would have pepped things up).
Girard prefers to lump them all together as the mythological beast "traditional criticism, " which he attacks at every opportunity.