Definition of Centaurs

1. Noun. (plural of Centaur) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of centaur) ¹

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Definition of Centaurs

1. centaur [n] - See also: centaur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centaurs

cental
centals
centare
centares
centas
centaureas
centauresque
centauress
centauresses
centaurette
centaurettes
centauric
centauries
centauroid
centauroids
centaurs (current term)
centaury
centavo
centavos
centchroman
centenar
centenarian
centenarians
centenaries
centenary
centenier
centenionalis
centennial
centennially
centennials

Literary usage of Centaurs

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1. Greek and Roman [mythology] by William Sherwood Fox (1916)
"Of all the monsters put together by the Greek imagination the centaurs constituted a class in themselves. Despite a strong streak of sensuality in their ..."

2. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"Of all the monsters put together by the Greek imagination the centaurs constituted a class in themselves. Despite a strong streak of sensuality in their ..."

3. Greek and Roman [mythology] by William Sherwood Fox (1916)
"Of all the monsters put together by the Greek imagination the centaurs constituted a class in themselves. Despite a strong streak of sensuality in their ..."

4. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The subject represented on them is the battle of the centaurs and ... The centaurs having been invited to the marriage- feast of Pirithous, ..."

5. India in Greece: Or, Truth in Mythology: Containing the Sources of the by Edward Pococke (1852)
"... (hippo-centaurs), whose bodies were partly human and partly those of horses. The centaurs are particularly celebrated in ancient story for the feast of ..."

6. The History of Ancient Art by Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Giles Henry Lodge (1872)
"The arrangement of the front hair of the centaurs brings them within the scope of the remark in ... and on the more ancient of the two centaurs in the Capi* ..."

7. Papers of the Arch├Žological Institute of America by Archaeological Institute of America (1882)
"The struggle was rendered difficult by Nephele (the cloud), the mother of the centaurs, who poured down torrents of rain, so that Heracles could hardly ..."

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