Chimera Meaning and Origin

Chimera is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “she-goat.” In Greek mythology, Chimera was a monstrous creature with the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a serpent. The Chimera was said to breathe fire and was ultimately defeated by the hero Bellerophon. The term Chimera is often used in art and literature to refer to a fanciful or imaginary creature, often with multiple or hybridized features. Chimera is the name of a moon of the planet Uranus.

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