PEGASUS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πηγασος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PEG-ə-səs (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Greek Πηγασος (Pegasos), possibly either from πηγος (pegos) "strong" or πηγαιος (pegaios) "from a water spring". In Greek mythology Pegasus was the winged horse that sprang from the blood of Medusa after she was killed by Perseus. There is a constellation in the northern sky named after the horse.
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