UK [ˈwaɪvə(r)n] / UK [ˈwaɪvɜː(r)n] / US [ˈwaɪvərn] noun [countable]
Word forms "wyvern":
singular wyvern plural wyverns
an imaginary animal with two legs and wings and a dragon's head

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