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Definition of basilisk noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

basilisk

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbæsəlɪsk//
 
, NAmE//ˈbæzəlɪsk//
 
 
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(in ancient stories) a creature like a snake, that can kill people by looking at them or breathing on them
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: basilisk