Definition of Pegasus
1 : a winged horse that causes the stream Hippocrene to spring from Mount Helicon with a blow of his hoof
2 archaic : poetic inspiration
3 : a northern constellation near the vernal equinoctial point
Origin of pegasus
Latin (genitive Pegasi), from Greek Pēgasos
First Known Use: 14th century
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