- alt. sp. of chimera
- any of an order (Chimaeriformes) of cartilaginous fishes with a smooth skin and tapering body
Origin of chimaeraModern Latin from Classical Latin
- Any of various deep-sea cartilaginous fishes of the order Chimaeriformes, having a large head and tapered body with a whiplike tail.
- Variant of chimera
Origin of chimaeraNew Latin Chimaera type genus from Latin chimaera chimera ; see chimera .
Variant of Chimera