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Noun: Perseus
  1. A conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way
     
  2. (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster

Type of: constellation, mythical being

Encyclopedia: Perseus