- Gr. Myth. the son of Zeus and Danae, and slayer of Medusa: he marries Andromeda after rescuing her from a sea monster
- a N constellation between Andromeda and Auriga, containing the variable star Algol
Origin of PerseusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek
- Greek Mythology The son of Dana&edie; and Zeus and husband of Andromeda who killed the Gorgon Medusa.
- A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Andromeda and Auriga.
Origin of PerseusLatin, from Greek.