Bellerophon

[ buh-ler-uh-fon ]
/ bəˈlɛr əˌfɒn /

noun Classical Mythology.

a Corinthian hero who, mounted on Pegasus, killed the Chimera.
Also Bel·ler·o·phon·tes [buh-ler-uh-fon-teez] /bəˌlɛr əˈfɒn tiz/.

Related forms

Bel·ler·o·phon·tic, adjective
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Bellerophon

/ (bəˈlɛrəˌfɒn) /

noun

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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