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Bucephalus

[ byoo-sef-uh-luhs ]
/ byuˈsɛf ə ləs /
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noun
the horse used by Alexander the Great on most of his military campaigns.
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British Dictionary definitions for Bucephalus

Bucephalus
/ (bjuːˈsɛfələs) /

noun
the favourite horse of Alexander the Great

Word Origin for Bucephalus

C17: from Latin, from Greek Boukephalos, from bous ox + kephalē head
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