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Meaning of CENTAUR

Pronunciation:  'sentor

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross
  2. [n]  (classical mythology) a mythical being that is half man and half horse
 

CENTAUR is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Centaurus, The Centaur
 
 See Also: Alpha Centauri, Beta Centauri, constellation, mythical creature, mythical monster, Omega Centauri, Proxima, Proxima Centauri, Rigil, Rigil Kent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cen"taur\, n. [L. centaurus, Gr. ?.]
1. (Class. Myth.) A fabulous being, represented as half man
   and half horse.

2. (Astron.) A constellation in the southern heavens between
   Hydra and the Southern Cross.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a centaur in your dream, symbolizes the duality of human nature. It indicates that you are trying to balance your intellectual/mental nature with your physical nature. The centaur also represents humanity, wisdom, and compassion.
 

 

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