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Peg•a•sus



Pronunciation: (peg'u-sus), [key]
n.,
gen. -siPronunciation: (-sī") [key] for 2.

1. Class. Myth.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. Astron.the Winged Horse, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Aquarius.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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