|Origin:||chimaera, from Greek chimaira 'female goat, chimera'|
chi‧me‧ra , chimaera [countable]
something, especially an idea or hope, that is not really possible and can never exist:
trying to present that chimera, 'a balanced view'
an imaginary creature that breathes fire and has a lion's head, a goat's body, and a snake's tail