a large aquatic animal resembling a serpent or a plesiosaurlike reptile, reported to have been seen in the waters of Loch Ness, Scotland, but not proved to exist.
Loch Ness Monster [(lokh nes)]
A gigantic, humped, dragonlike creature thought to inhabit the icy depths of Loch Ness, a lake in north-central Scotland. Periodic sightings of “Nessie” have been alleged since the early 1930s (though the legend of such a creature dates to the seventh century), but the monster remains elusive.
[lok-uh s] /ˈlɒk əs/ noun, plural lochi [lok-ahy] /ˈlɒk aɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. (in ancient Greece) a subdivision of an army.
[loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy] /ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ/ noun 1. plural of . [loh-kuh s] /ˈloʊ kəs/ noun, plural loci [loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy] /ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ/ (Show IPA), loca [loh-kuh] /ˈloʊ kə/ (Show IPA) 1. a place; locality. 2. a center or source, as of activities or power: locus of control. 3. Mathematics. the set […]
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[lok-uh-buh l] /ˈlɒk ə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being ; fitted with a : The car has a lockable glove compartment. adj. 1832, from lock (v.) + -able. Related: Lockability.