Definition of Pegasus in English:

Pegasus

(also Pegasi)

Pronunciation /ˈpeɡəsəs/ /ˈpɛɡəsəs/

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proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    A winged horse that sprang from the blood of Medusa when Perseus cut off her head.

  • 2Astronomy
    A large northern constellation, said to represent a winged horse. The three brightest stars, together with one star of Andromeda, form the prominent Square of Pegasus.

nounPegasi

  • An imaginary animal in the form of a winged horse.

    • ‘at the end of the book he gets eaten by a dragon when he's trying to ride a Pegasus’

adjective

Astronomy
  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Pegasus.

    • ‘the star Zeta Pegasi’

Origin

Via Latin from Greek. Pegasi is the Latin genitive form of Pegasus.