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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology The Corinthian hero who, with the aid of the winged horse Pegasus, slew the Chimera.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of fossil univalve shells, believed to belong to the Heteropoda, peculiar to the Paleozoic age.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An extinct genus of gastropods, typical of the family Bellerophontid├Ž.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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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