(4 syl.). A seahorse, having the head and fore-quarters
of a horse, with the tail and hind-quarters of a fish or dolphin.
(Greek, hippos, a horse; kampos, a sea monster.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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