Pegasean

adjective

Peg·​a·​se·​an
¦pegə¦sēən,
pə̇ˈgāsēən
variants or less commonly Pegasian
pə̇ˈgāsēən
1
: of, relating to, or resembling the mythological winged horse Pegasus
especially : swift
2
: of or relating to poetic inspiration : highly imaginative , poetic

Word History

Etymology

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 4 Feb. 2023.

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