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
References in classic literature ?
Unquestionably," Ferguson remarked, "those people take us for supernatural beings.
She vanished like a discontented fairy; or like one of those supernatural beings, whom it was popularly supposed I was entitled to see; and never came back any more.
She tried to explain; but the nearest he could gather was that she looked upon the Wieroo almost as supernatural beings.
A good biologist must be open to the idea that the character of life on Earth can be explained without reference to supernatural beings.
Thanks to the supernatural beings inhabiting the hotel, things don't really work out so well.
Families began making similar lit-up turnips to ward off Jack and other evil spirits at Halloween, the time when supernatural beings were believed to cross over into our world.
It is said to be over 4,000 years old and contains religious spells as well as colourful depictions of divine and supernatural beings, which reportedly predate those found in the Book of the Dead manuscripts.
Writes Cynthia, "Taniwha are supernatural beings that live in or near lakes, rivers, or the sea, and resemble reptiles, dragons or sharks, although they can also change shape into other sea creatures.
The pattern of stars represented the outlines of their gods, mythical characters, sacred objects and supernatural beings from the legends of the day.
They reject that we are mere toys of supernatural beings, or of fate, or of a fixed personality.
He takes on Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) because Tom, you see, is the seventh son of the seventh son, which makes him especially suited to the job of killing supernatural beings.
A secret organisation within the Vatican dispatches notorious vampire hunter Van Helsing (Hugh Jackman) to kill all supernatural beings, including Mr Hyde and Frankenstein's monster.