What does Bellerophon mean?

Bellerophon meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of fossil univalve shells considered to belong to the Heteropoda particular into the Paleozoic age

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  • (Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles regarding winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)
  • A genus of fossil univalve shells, believed to belong into the Heteropoda, distinct towards the Paleozoic age.

Bellerophon meaning in Names Dictionary

Slew Chimera.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male


Bellerophon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Greek hero, from Latin as a type of Greek Bellerophontes, probably virtually "killer of (the demon) Bellerus," from -phontes "killer of."


Bellerophon meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A genus of fossil univalve shells, considered to belong to the Heteropoda, strange on Paleozoic age.


Sentence Examples with the word Bellerophon

It has been suggested that Perseus, the local hero of Argos, and Bellerophon were originally one and the same, the difference in their exploits being the result of the rivalry of Argos and Corinth.

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