Echidna (mythology)  

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In Greek mythology, Echidna (Ancient Greek: Ἔχιδνα, "she viper") was half woman half snake, known as the "Mother of All Monsters" because most of the monsters in Greek myth were mothered by her.

See also

  • Echidna, a monotreme mammal of Australia and New Guinea named after the mythological monster.
  • Nāgas, beings with a similar description.





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