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Bellerophon

local hero of Corinth, who slew the Chimera, from Latin form of Greek Bellerophontes, probably literally "killer of (the demon) Bellerus," with -phontes "killer of."

updated on May 03, 2017

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Definitions of Bellerophon from WordNet

Bellerophon (n.)
(Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera);
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