Pegasean

adjective
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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“Pegasean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pegasean. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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