What is another word for wyvern?

Pronunciation: [wˈa͡ɪvən] (IPA)

Wyvern, a legendary creature from medieval European folklore, is a fascinating creature often depicted as a two-legged dragon with wings. The word "wyvern" has its origins in Old French and is also known as a "dracon," "wyverary," "winged serpent," or "vouivre." These synonyms often carry various cultural or regional significances, such as the "vouivre" being a mythological beast in French folklore that protects treasure. In popular culture, the wyvern is often associated with fantasy or heraldic designs. With its unique appearance and varied names, the wyvern remains a popular creature in literature, video games, and movies.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Wyvern

Our principal object in going there was to see a stone in the wall of a small and very ancient church at Linton, nearly in ruins, on which is carved in relief the wyvern and wheel, the crest of the Somervilles.
"Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville"
Mary Somerville
I can't say but she was well taken care of, notwithstanding; but that was because my aunt and Meg wyvern, that was her maid, had a conscience, and did their duty by her.
"Madam Crowl's Ghost and The Dead Sexton"
Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
Mrs. wyvern-Meg wyvern my aunt called her to herself, and Mrs. wyvern to me-was a fat, jolly lass of fifty, a good height and a good breadth, always good-humoured and walked slow.
"Madam Crowl's Ghost and The Dead Sexton"
Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

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