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How to Pronounce perseus?

Correct pronunciation for the word "perseus" is [pˈɜːsɪəs], [pˈɜːsɪəs], [p_ˈɜː_s_ɪ__ə_s].

"Perseus" in context

Perseus is a legendary figure from Greek mythology, best known for slaying Medusa and for rescuing Andromeda from the sea monster Cetus. He is also credited as the founder of Mycenae and of the Perseid dynasty. According to legend, he was the son of Zeus and Danae, and was the half-brother of many legendary heroes.

Perseus's story begins when his father, Danae's father, king Acrisius, decides to imprison his daughter and her son in a wooden chest and cast them into the sea. Fortunately Prometheus, the Titan, came to the rescue.

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Usage over time for perseus:

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