Definition of Perseus in English:


Line breaks: Per|seus
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːsɪəs
, -sjuːs/
1 Greek Mythology The son of Zeus and Danae, a hero celebrated for many achievements. He cut off the head of the gorgon Medusa and gave it to Athene; he also rescued and married Andromeda, and became king of the ancient city of Tiryns in Greece.
2 Astronomy A large northern constellation which includes a dense part of the Milky Way. It contains several star clusters and the variable star Algol.

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