bellerophon


bellerophon

noun Classical Mythology.

  1. a Corinthian hero who, mounted on Pegasus, killed the Chimera.

noun

  1. Greek myth a hero of Corinth who performed many deeds with the help of the winged horse Pegasus, notably the killing of the monster Chimera

Greek hero, from Latin form of Greek Bellerophontes, probably literally “killer of the demon Bellerus,” from -phontes “killer of.”

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