Bavaria vs Wolpertinger - What's the difference?

bavaria | wolpertinger |


As a proper noun bavaria

is a historical region in middle europe.

As a noun wolpertinger is

a fictional creature said to inhabit the alpine forests of bavaria, having various incongruous features such as wings, antlers, and fangs.

bavaria

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A historical region in Middle Europe.
  • The kingdom of Bavaria.
  • One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation, which includes the historical Bavaria and parts of Swabia and Franconia.
  • wolpertinger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia wolpertinger)
  • A fictional creature said to inhabit the alpine forests of Bavaria, having various incongruous features such as wings, antlers, and fangs.
  • * 1995 , Greg N Carlson, Francis Jeffry Pelletier, The generic book
  • The wolpertinger roams the mountains and forests of the Bavarian Alps.
  • * 2004 , Bill Cannon, Texas: Land of Legend and Lore
  • ...fall into the same category as Germany's wolpertingers , which we have seen on our visits to that country.
  • * 2006 , Regine Eckardt, Meaning change in grammaticalization
  • We can however think of hypothetical worlds w' that contain wolpertingers and/or unicorns...