Pegasus

noun
Peg·a·sus | \ ˈpe-gə-səs \

Definition of Pegasus 

1 : a winged horse that causes the stream Hippocrene to spring from Mount Helicon with a blow of his hoof

2 archaic : poetic inspiration

3 : a northern constellation near the vernal equinoctial point

First Known Use of Pegasus

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Pegasus

Latin (genitive Pegasi), from Greek Pēgasos

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