Definition of Perseus in English:

Perseus

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proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    The son of Zeus and Danae, a hero celebrated for many achievements. Riding the winged horse Pegasus, he cut off the head of the Gorgon Medusa and gave it to Athena; he also rescued and married Andromeda, and became king of Tiryns in Greece.

  • 2Astronomy
    A large northern constellation which includes a dense part of the Milky Way. It contains several star clusters and the variable star Algol.

Pronunciation

Perseus

/ˈpərsēəs/ /ˈpərsiəs/

adjective

(also Persei)
Astronomy
  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Perseus.

    • ‘the star Delta Persei’

Pronunciation

Perseus

/ˈpərsēəs/ /ˈpərsiəs/

Origin

Latin, from Greek. Persei is the Latin genitive form of Perseus.