Bellerophon

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noun Bel·ler·o·phon \bə-ˈler-ə-fən, -ˌfän\

Definition of Bellerophon

  1. :  a legendary Greek hero noted for killing the Chimera

Origin and Etymology of bellerophon

borrowed from Latin Bellerophōn, borrowed from Greek Bellerophôn


First Known Use: 1561


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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