Perseus

perseus

1. A Grecian legendary hero, son of jupiter and Danae, who slew the gorgon medusa.

2. (Science: astronomy) A consellation of the northern hemisphere, near taurus and Cassiopea. It contains a star cluster visible to the naked eye as a nebula.

Origin: L, from Gr.

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