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snark an imaginary animal (used to refer to someone or something that is difficult to track down); the name is a nonsense word coined by Lewis Carroll in The Hunting of the Snark (1876).

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snark

snark imaginary animal invented by ‘Lewis Carroll’ ( C. L. Dodgson) in ‘The Hunting of the Snark’, 1876.

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