Argus

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Drawing of an image from a 5th-century BCE Athenian red figure vase depicting Hermes slaying the giant Argus Panoptes in the presence of Zeus. Note the eyes covering Argus' body. Io as a cow stands in the background.

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From Ancient Greek Ἄργος(Árgos).

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Argus ‎(plural Argi or Arguses)

  1. (Greek mythology) A fabulous being of antiquity, also called Argus Panoptes, said to have had a hundred eyes. His eyes were transplanted to the peacock’s tail. He was a servant of the Greek goddess Hera.

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Argūs

  1. genitive singular of Argō

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