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Pegasus Syllabification: Peg·a·sus
Pronunciation: /ˈpeɡəsəs/

Definition of Pegasus in English:

1 Greek Mythology A winged horse that sprang from the blood of Medusa when Perseus cut off her head.
2 Astronomy A large northern constellation, said to represent a winged horse. The three brightest stars, together with one star of Andromeda, form the prominent Square of Pegasus.
2.1 (as genitive Pegasiˈpeɡəsī) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Zeta Pegasi


Via Latin from Greek.

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