Perseus

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Per·se·us

 (pûr′sē-əs, -syo͞os′)
n.
1. Greek Mythology The son of Danaë and Zeus and husband of Andromeda who killed the Gorgon Medusa.
2. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Andromeda and Auriga.

[Latin, from Greek.]

Perseus

(ˈpɜːsɪəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a son of Zeus and Danaë, who with Athena's help slew the Gorgon Medusa and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster

Perseus

(ˈpɜːsɪəs)
n, Latin genitive Persei (ˈpɜːsɪˌaɪ)
(Celestial Objects) a conspicuous constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way. It contains the eclipsing binary, Algol, and a rich cluster of galaxies

Per•se•us

(ˈpɜr si əs, -syus)

n. gen. -se•i (-siˌaɪ) for 2.
1. a hero, the son of Zeus and Danaë, who slew the Gorgon Medusa and afterward saved Andromeda from a sea monster.
2. a northern constellation between Cassiopeia and Taurus containing the variable star Algol.

Per·se·us

(pûr′sē-əs)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Andromeda and Auriga.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Perseus - (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monsterPerseus - (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.Perseus - a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way
Algol - the second brightest star in Perseus; the first known eclipsing binary
Translations

Perseus

[ˈpɜːsjuːs] NPerseo m

Perseus

[ˈpɜːsjuːs] nPerseo