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Overview of noun sphinx

The noun sphinx has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. sphinx

(an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret)

2. Sphinx

((Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon)

3. sphinx

(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) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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