mantichora definition

  • noun:
    • A mythical beast having the head of man (with horns) and human anatomy of a lion and tail of a scorpion.
    • Same as manticore.
    • [capitalized] A genus of tiger-beetles regarding the household Cicindelid√¶, established by Fabricius in 1781, typical associated with the Mantichorin√¶. Each one is African; M. tuberculata is an illustration.
    • a mythical beast having the mind of guy (with horns) as well as the human anatomy of a lion together with tail of a scorpion

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