legendary creature

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a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual

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The wisest among them is the hoopoe, who suggests that they should go in search of the Simorgh, a legendary creature akin to the phoenix.
The researchers concluded that they have sequenced three whole Bigfoot nuclear genomes, helping to prove that the legendary creature exists in North America, and is actually a human relative that arose 13,000 years ago.
A legendary creature of ancient China, the dragon is believed to have a snake body and tail, lizard legs, eagle paws, deer horns and fish scales, with a beard at the mouth corners and a pearl under the forehead.
The name is taken from the legendary creature that appears in the mythology of several indigenous North American cultures.
THE griffin is a legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.
In this latter vein, the garuda bird found in Nicole Lee's "Toyol," the legendary creature in Hindu and Buddhist mythology that represents both violence and creativity, is symbolic of the fraught relationships at play in these stories--between the characters themselves and in settings where they are often rubbing against the grain of societal expectations.
This small and usually ugly legendary creature is known to play pranks.
In one scene of the 1999 movie The Blair Witch Project, three film students searching for a legendary creature hike for hours only to end up at the spot where they had started.
Fur is a legendary creature not seen for a thousand years, a single intelligent being emerged from a colony of caterpillars.
The Dragon, a BD22 million seafront property designed to resemble the legendary creature, is said to come with private infinity pools, seafront views and opulent contemporary decor.
The range is named after a legendary creature said to have killed more than 12o women and children in 18th century Languedoc, the region the wines are sourced from.
A team of Japanese adventurers hope to prove the existence of the mysterious yeti in Nepal's mountains, focusing on an area they are convinced is home to the legendary creature.
Fun note: From Wikipedia, a bugbear is a legendary creature comparable to the bogeyman or a goblin in the U.
Nessie, the Loch Ness monster, is another legendary creature.