Definition of Perseus
1 : a son of Zeus and Danaë and slayer of Medusa
2 [Latin (genitive Persei), from Greek] : a northern constellation between Taurus and Cassiopeia
Origin of perseus
Latin, from Greek
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with perseus
Aarhus, abstruse, abuse, adduce, Atreus, blue spruce, burnoose, caboose, Cayuse, Cepheus, ceruse, charmeuse, chartreuse, Chartreuse, conduce, couscous, cut loose, deduce, diffuse, disuse, educe, effuse, excuse, fair use, footloose, hang loose, induce, Lanús, misuse, mongoose, Morpheus, negus, obtuse, Orpheus, papoose, Peleus, prepuce, produce, profuse, Proteus, Purus, recluse, red spruce, reduce, refuse, retuse, reuse, Sanctus, seduce, slip noose, snow goose, Tereus, Theseus, traduce, transduce, turn loose, unloose, vamoose
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Perseus"
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