The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad.
One of three fabled sisters, Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa, with snaky hair and of terrific aspect, the sight of whom turned the beholder to stone. The name is particularly given to Medusa.
Anything very ugly or horrid.
Like a Gorgon; very ugly or terrific; as, a Gorgon face.
From the Greek gorgos meaning terrible, a Gorgon is a fierce, terrible lokking woman. Medusa is the most famous Gorgon.
(Greek mythology) any of three winged sister monsters and the mortal Medusa who had live snakes for hair; a glance at Medusa turned the beholder to stone
a creature from Greek mythology (and possibly, in the Wizarding World, a real creature)
a terrifying creature, it looked similar to a human apart from its legs are replaced by a snakes tail, and that the hair of these creatures is made up of snakes
In ancient Greece, one of three mythological sisters, having snakes for hair, whose hideous appearance turned every beholder to stone. Of the three, Medusa is represented most frequently.
Monster from Greek mythology, turned anyone who looked on it into stone.
an evil ugly monster
A mythological monster with snakes in her hair and wings.
three frightful sisters
( Medusa) Mythological female monster with snakes for hair
In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the gorgon is a magical beast that resembles a bull, covered in dusky metallic scales. It can breathe out a cone of vapor that turns creatures to stone. They are very aggressive creatures that attack intruders on sight, attempting to trample, gore, or petrify them.