Bellerophon[bə ler′ə fän′]
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Gr. Myth. the hero who kills the monster Chimera, aided by the winged horse Pegasus
Origin: L < Gr Bellerephōn
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noun Greek Mythology
The Corinthian hero who, with the aid of the winged horse Pegasus, slew the Chimera.