meaning of Bucephalus

Bucephalus meaning in General Dictionary

The celebrated war horse of Alexander the Great

Bucephalus meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Alexander the truly amazing's favorite horse, from Greek Boukephalos, literally "Ox-head," from bous "ox" (see cow (letter.)) + kephale "head" (see cephalo-).u000du000aGuys labeled as [him] Bucephalus ... associated with the marke or model of a buls head, that has been imprinted vpon their shoulder. [Pliny, I.220, tr. Holland, 1601]