• adjective 1 difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify. 2 deliberately enigmatic.
— DERIVATIVES mysteriously adverb mysteriousness noun.
• noun 1 a living being, in particular an animal as distinct from a person. 2 a person under the complete control of another.
— ORIGIN originally in the sense
something created: from Latin creatura, from creare ‘produce’.
A collection of stories and accounts of mysteries creatures of cryptozoology and the paranormal from our archive of selected sites around the county of Dorset.