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Bellerophon

[ buh-ler-uh-fon ]

noun

, Classical Mythology.
  1. a Corinthian hero who, mounted on Pegasus, killed the Chimera.


Bellerophon

/ bəˈlɛrəˌfɒn /

noun

  1. Greek myth a hero of Corinth who performed many deeds with the help of the winged horse Pegasus, notably the killing of the monster Chimera


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  • Beller·o·phontic adjective
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Example Sentences

Then Bellerophon sped back to the court of Iobates and announced that the Chimra was dead.

He went aboard a British frigate, the Bellerophon, asking to be received as a refugee, but being treated as a prisoner.

It was in Torbay that the newspapers brought on board the Bellerophon first announced what was under consideration.

Between the flight to Charleroi and the escape to the Bellerophon, Napoleon shows no pluck and no brains.

His explanation that he was Bellerophon, the stick Pegasus, and the cats the three heads of the Chimra failed to mollify me.

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