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Meaning of chimaera

chi•mae•ra

Pronunciation: (ki-mēr'u, kī-), [key]
— n.
  1. any fish of the family Chimaeridae, the male of which has a spiny clasping organ over the mouth.
  2. any similar fish of the group Holocephali, which includes this family.
  3. chimera.
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