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Pegasus

[ peg-uh-suhs ]

noun

, genitive Peg·a·si [peg, -, uh, -sahy]
  1. Classical Mythology. a winged horse, created from the blood of Medusa, that opened the spring of Hippocrene with a stroke of its hoof, and that carried Bellerophon in his attack on the Chimera.
  2. Astronomy. the Winged Horse, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Aquarius.


Pegasus

1

/ ˈpɛɡəsəs /

noun

  1. Greek myth an immortal winged horse, which sprang from the blood of the slain Medusa and enabled Bellerophon to achieve many great deeds as his rider


Pegasus

2

/ ˈpɛɡəsəs /

noun

  1. a constellation in the N hemisphere lying close to Andromeda and Pisces

Pegasus

/ pĕgə-səs /

  1. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Andromeda.


Pegasus

  1. In classical mythology , a winged horse, tamed by the hero Bellerophon with the help of a bridle given to him by Athena .


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Notes

As the flying horse of the Muses , Pegasus is a symbol of high-flying poetic imagination.
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Other Words From

  • Pe·ga·si·an [p, uh, -, gey, -see-, uh, n], adjective
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Example Sentences

Many will point to the lack of venture investors on Quibi’s roster of backers—which, at first glance, sets Pegasus apart.

From Fortune

Although it is facing the high-profile WhatsApp lawsuit and dozens of allegations of abuse of Pegasus, Hulio insists the company is evolving.

Much of the criticism directed at NSO Group comes when researchers say Pegasus is used against lawyers, human rights activists, journalists, and politicians.

Monjib’s case, however, is one of a long list of incidents in which Pegasus has been used as a tool of oppression.

Mexico and Spain have denied using Pegasus to spy on opponents, but accusations that they have done so are backed by substantial technical evidence.

Seven Elements That Changed The World: An Adventure of Ingenuity and Discovery is published by Pegasus Books/W.

Ian Bell is the author of Once Upon a Time: The Lives of Bob Dylan (Pegasus).

At the end of the day, Pegasus always returned to a stable in Corinth.

After lunch and the arbitration proceedings had been despatched, our Pegasus towed us back.

The last star in the Square of Pegasus is also the first in Andromeda.

He bounds from the earth as if his entrails were hairs; le cheval volant, the Pegasus qui a les narines de feu!

But if Emetic could not spread-eagle the field, she could set a pace that would try the stamina and lungs of Pegasus.

The 'quiet saddle-horse' (see circular) is a 'poetic fiction,' a 'pious fraud'—as much a myth as Pegasus himself.

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