Etymology
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Argus

hundred-eyed giant of Greek mythology, late 14c., from Latin, from Greek Argos, literally "the bright one," from argos "shining, bright" (from PIE root *arg- "to shine; white"). His epithet was Panoptes "all-eyes." After his death, Hera transferred his eyes to the peacock's tail. Used in figurative sense of "very vigilant person."

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Definitions of Argus
1
argus (n.)
large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant;
Synonyms: argus pheasant
2
Argus (n.)
(Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes;
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