The mission of Monstropedia is to create the ultimate online media library about monsters, gathering information and documents from the earliest myths onwards to the present day, developing a coherent set of methods to analyse each creature and attaching current theories about their existence.
1. a. A creature, usually legendary or imaginary, such as a centaur or harpy, that combines parts from various animal or human forms.
1. b. A creature having a strange or frightening appearance.
2. An animal, plant, or other organism having structural defects or deformities.
3. A very large animal
4. One who inspires horror or disgust.
Root: Middle English monstre, from Old French, from Latin monstrum, portent, monster, from monere, to warn