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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A Welsh language adaptation of Oscar nominated cartoon film Song of the Sea, which tells the story of Ben, who discovers his siter Siaorse is a selkie, a mythological creature that lives half its life at sea.
The eerie rendering of a mythological creature, crafted in Greece between 600 and 500 BCE, marks the narrative of conquests covered in the Civilisations and Empires gallery.
The statue of which mythological creature stands in front of the Egyptian pyramids at El Giza?
Nobody knows what it is about the mythological creature that's suddenly caught everybody's fancy, but one dictum holds sway - with twice as many UAE residents searching for the term 'Unicorn' on Google since July 2016, it's clear that the trend is here to stay.
People in western countries seem to have noted the similarities between these internet provocateurs and their own mythological creature, the troll, which started out in Norse and Swedish folklore as a giant bull but became a dwarf or imp with time until it was imported into England.
In my childhood I thought a bedbug was a kind of mythological creature due to the rhyme, "Good night, sleep tight and don't let the bedbugs bite.
The name chimera is a reference to a Greek mythological creature that was part lion, part goat and part snake.
A selkie is what kind of mythological creature found in Scottish and Irish folklore?
The Greek mythological creature consists of a human torso with head and arms and the body and legs of a horse.
This apparent inconsistency highlights the fact that though Unicorn might be old and wise for a mythological creature, her understanding of love and sexuality is that of a young and inexperienced woman.
What mythological creature did King George V have tattooed on his right arm?
Prosecutors say two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls stabbed their 12-year-old friend nearly to death in the woods to please a mythological creature they learned about online.