chimaera (plural chimaeras)
- Alternative spelling of chimera
- A cartilaginous marine fish in the subclass Holocephali and especially the order Chimaeriformes, with a blunt snout, long tail, and a spine before the first dorsal fin
- IPA: /kɨˈmɪəɹə/, /kaɪˈmɪəɹə/
- (Greek mythology) One of the many fantastical offspring (fe. Cerberus and the Lernaean Hydra) of Typhon and Echidna, a multi-headed monster often represented as vomiting flames with the head of a lion, the body (and additional head) of a goat, and a serpent for a tail. Killed by the hero Bellerophon in Lycea.
- Russian: химе́ра