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sphinx /sfiɳks/
  • danh từ, số nhiều sphinxes, sphinges
    • (thần thoại,thần học) Xphanh (quái vật đầu đàn bà, mình sư tử)
    • (the Sphinx) tượng Xphanh (ở Ai cập)
    • người bí hiểm, người khó hiểu
Concise Dictionary
+an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret
+(Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon
+one of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
(often the Sphinx) an ancient Egyptian stone statue of a creature with a human head and the body of a lion lying down. In ancient Greek stories the Sphinx spoke in RIDDLES.

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