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Meaning of Pegasus

Peg•a•sus

Pronunciation: (peg'u-sus), [key]
— gen. -si
  1. a winged horse, created from the blood of Medusa, that opened the spring of Hippocrene with a stroke of its hoof, and that carried Bellerophon in his attack on the Chimera.
  2. the Winged Horse, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Aquarius.
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