Synonyms of 'mythology: Mythological creatures'
afreet or afrita powerful evil demon or giant monster androsphinxbansheebasiliskbehemothBigfootbrownie(in folklore) an elf said to do helpful work at night, esp household chores bunyipcentaurone of a race of creatures with the head, arms, and torso of a man, and the lower body and legs of a horse CerberusCharybdisa ship-devouring monster in classical mythology, identified with a whirlpool off the north coast of Sicily, lying opposite Scylla on the Italian coast chimera or chimaeracockatriceCyclopsone of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of the forehead, encountered by Odysseus in the Odyssey demonan evil spirit or devil devil(in Malaysia) a ghost dragona manifestation of Satan or an attendant devil drop beara mythical creature said to live in the outback; it resembles an oversized koala with sharp teeth and drops from trees to devour unwary passers-by dryada nymph or divinity of the woods dwarf(in folklore) a small ugly manlike creature, often possessing magical powers Echidnaelferlkingfairyfaunfaya fairy or sprite Furygenie(in fairy tales and stories) a servant who appears by magic and fulfils a person's wishes Geryonghostghoula malevolent spirit or ghost gianta mythical figure of superhuman size and strength, esp in folklore or fairy tales gnomeone of a species of legendary creatures, usually resembling small misshapen old men, said to live in the depths of the earth and guard buried treasure goblin(in folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature, regarded as malevolent towards human beings GorgongremlinGrendelgriffin, griffon, or gryphonhamadryadone of a class of nymphs, each of which inhabits a tree and dies with it Harpya ravenous creature with a woman's head and trunk and a bird's wings and claws hippocampusa mythological sea creature with the forelegs of a horse and the tail of a fish hippogriff or hippogrypha monster of Greek mythology with a griffin's head, wings, and claws and a horse's body hobbithobgoblinan evil or mischievous goblin Hydraimpunduluincubusa demon believed in folklore to lie upon sleeping persons, esp to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women jinni, jinnee, djinni, or djinny(in Muslim mythology) a being or spirit who can assume human or animal form and influence man by supernatural powers kelpiekrakenkylinlamialeprechaun(in Irish folklore) a mischievous elf, often believed to have a treasure hoard leviathanmermaidan imaginary sea creature fabled to have a woman's head and upper body and a fish's tail mermana male counterpart of the mermaid Minotaurnaiada nymph dwelling in a lake, river, spring, or fountain Nereidany of the 50 sea nymphs who were the daughters of the sea god Nereus nix or nixiea male water sprite, usually unfriendly to humans nymphOceanidany of the ocean nymphs born of Oceanus and Tethys ogre or ogress(in folklore) a giant, usually given to eating human flesh orcone of an imaginary race of evil goblins, esp in the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien oreada mountain nymph periany beautiful fairy-like creature phoenixpixie(in folklore) a fairy or elf rocsalamandersasquatchsatyrone of a class of sylvan deities, represented as goatlike men who drank and danced in the train of Dionysus and chased the nymphs Scyllaa sea nymph transformed into a sea monster believed to drown sailors navigating the Strait of Messina. She was identified with a rock off the Italian coast selkieSirenSphinxsprite(in folklore) a nimble elflike creature, esp one associated with water succubusa female demon fabled to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men sylphthunderbirdtokoloshetricorntroll(in Scandinavian folklore) one of a class of supernatural creatures that dwell in caves or mountains and are depicted either as dwarfs or as giants unicornan imaginary creature usually depicted as a white horse with one long spiralled horn growing from its forehead water nymphany fabled nymph of the water, such as the Naiad, Nereid, or Oceanid of Greek mythology werewolfwood nymphone of a class of nymphs fabled to inhabit the woods, such as a dryad yeti ▷ See mythology
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