androsphinx definition

  • noun:
    • A sphinx because of the head of a person.
    • a person sphinx; a sphinx getting the head of a man plus the human body of a lion.
    • In anc. Egypt. sculp., a man-sphinx; a sphinx getting the human anatomy of a lion with a person head and masculine characteristics, as distinguished from one because of the mind of a ram (criosphinx), or of a hawk (hieracosphinx). See sphinx.
    • A sphinx using the mind of a person.
    • A man sphinx; a sphinx getting the mind of a man and body of a lion.
    • In anc. Egypt. sculp., a man-sphinx; a sphinx getting the human body of a lion with a person head and masculine characteristics, as distinguished from 1 utilizing the head of a ram (criosphinx), or of a hawk (hieracosphinx). See sphinx.

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