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Definition of 'sphinx'

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Noun

  1. an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret
  2. (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon
  3. 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


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