Translation of "sphinx" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sfɪŋks/ us plural sphinx or sphinxes

an ancient imaginary creature with a lion’s body and a woman’s head

the Sphinx

a large stone statue with a lion’s body and a person’s head, that stands in the desert near Cairo in Egypt

la Gran Esfinge de Guiza

(Translation of “sphinx” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)