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Bucephalus

Line breaks: Bu¦ceph|alus
Pronunciation: /bjuːˈsɛfələs
 
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Definition of Bucephalus in English:

The favourite horse of Alexander the Great, who tamed the horse as a boy and took it with him on his campaigns until its death, after a battle, in 326 bc.

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