Or maybe, "as unicornal as a chimera"?

"Chimerical" usually hits me as "an organism containing a mixture of genetically different tissues, formed by processes such as fusion of early embryos, grafting, or mutation", because that's the essential property of a mythical chimera: "a fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail".

But, of course, mythicalness is also an essential property of the chimera, but it's a property that isn't specific to the chimera.

(Yes, I am channeling Althouse this morning.)

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