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Noun: Pegasus  pe-gu-sus
  1. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Andromeda and Pisces
  2. (Greek mythology) the immortal winged horse that sprang from the blood of the slain Medusa; was tamed by Bellerophon with the help of a bridle given him by Athena; as the flying horse of the Muses it is a symbol of highflying imagination

Type of: constellation, mythical being

Encyclopedia: Pegasus, New Zealand