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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Changing its business model to include several more services on the future roadmap, the Middle Eastern part of the company is now rebranding to "Jeeny"; which is derived from the fictional creature that grants several wishes to whoever owns it.
WHAT MYTHOLOGICAL OR FICTIONAL CREATURE DO YOU WANT TO SEE IN REAL LIFE?
Jabberwocky is the name of the fictional creature that appears in verse in Alice through the Looking Glass; a poem written when Lewis Carroll lived at Croft-on-Tees and said to be inspired by the older myth of the Sockburn Worm, slaughtered in the 1400s just beyond Neasham.
They're on the front too: Gatland takes the role of the fearsome fictional creature the Gruffalo to become "the Gattalo" and Edwards' distinctive cranium means only one children's character springs to mind: Mr Potato Head.
Like Mary Shelley's fictional creature, Frankenstein, parts of the cannon have risen from the dead.
She wonders, for instance, whether Miguel uses her just to furnish "a more human texture for his fictional creature," and finds highly suspicious that scoundrel's penchant, "whenever it suits him, to intertextualize anything he wants.
Algy, meanwhile, has invented his own fictional creature, a sickly man named Bunbury, whom he "visits"--that's his excuse for getting out of the city.
But Zazie is not merely a machine for converting metalanguage into language-object, she is a fictional creature filled with curiosity, desire and a profound, never-relieved perplexity.
Molly, whose mother (also a Pokemon researcher) previously vanished, was confused by her dad's play-acting as the mythical Pokemon Entei, so when her mind conjures up the giant, hairy fictional creature, she calls it "Papa.
It is almost as ingenious as the Babel Fish, the fictional creature from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy which allowed anyone to understand any language in the universe when stuck in the ear.
21What type of fictional creature was the herb Tarragon in The Herbs?
It helped them determine how the fictional creatures should look like while walking, and how their wings would flap when taking off to the air.