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Nessie

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Nessie (plural Nessies)

  1. (cryptozoology) A nickname for the Loch Ness monster.
    • 2002, "The Case for the Loch Ness 'Monster': The Scientific Evidence" by Henry H. B. Auer. Journal of Scientific Exploration, vol 16 no 2, pp. 225-246.
      That flurry of activity had been set off by a magisterial book (Whyte, 1957), reinforced by Dinsdale’s filming of a Nessie (Dinsdale, 1961) and culminating in successful underwater photography (Rines et al., 1976) by the Academy of Applied Science (AAS). Nessies were assigned the taxonomic identity Nessiteras rhombopteryx (Anonymous, 1975).
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Agnes.

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Nessie

  1. (cryptozoology) Nessie

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Nessie

  1. (cryptozoology) Nessie.

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