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Perseus

Greek hero, son of Zeus and Danaë, slayer of the gorgon Medusa, from Greek Perseus, a name of unknown origin. Also the name of an ancient northern constellation representing him.

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Definitions of Perseus

Perseus (n.)
(Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster;
Perseus (n.)
a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way;
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