Peg·​a·​se·​an | \¦pegə¦sēən, pə̇ˈgāsēən\
variants: or less commonly Pegasian \pə̇ˈgāsēən \

Definition of Pegasean 

1 : of, relating to, or resembling the mythological winged horse Pegasus especially : swift

2 : of or relating to poetic inspiration : highly imaginative , poetic

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History and Etymology for Pegasean

pegasean from Latin pegaseus pegasean (from Pegasus, mythological winged horse + -eus -eous) + English -an; pegasian alteration of pegasean

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the figure or shape of a crescent moon

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