Perseus

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Latin from the Ancient Greek Περσεύς (Perseús).

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Perseus

  1. (Greek mythology) The mythological Greek warrior who slew the Gorgon Medusa by decapitating her. He married Andromeda after rescuing her from Ceto and founded Mycenae. He was the son of Zeus and Danae.
  2. (astronomy) An autumn constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the mythical hero. It includes the stars Algenib and Algol.
  3. The last Antigonid king of Macedonia, Perseus of Macedon.

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Perseus

  1. (Greek mythology) Perseus.
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Perseus.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Περσέως (Perséōs).

Proper noun[edit]

Pērseus m

  1. (Greek mythology) Perseus.
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Perseus.