Definition of Bucephalus
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Orthography ID = 2007287
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LNS
Būcephalus, Būcephalī
Bucephalas, Bucephalus, Bucephala
Βουκέφαλος
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. the horse of Alexander the Great
Abbreviations
Būcephalas, ae (-lus, i, Paul. ex Fest. p. 32 Mull.; Būcephala, Jul. Val. Rer. Gest. Alex. M. 3, 11), m., = Βουκεφάλας (Macedon. = Βουκέφαλος, that which is arked with the figure of a bullock's head

—βοῦς, κεφαλή

—or so called from the breadth of its forehead), the horse of Alexander the Great, Curt. 6, 5, 18; 9, 3, 23; Gell. 5, 2, 1; acc. Bucephalan, Plin. 8, 42, 64, § 154.

—Hence, Būcephala, ōrum, n. (or -la, ae, f., Curt. 9, 3, 23; or -īa, ae, f.; or -ē, ēs, f., Just. 12, 8, 8; or -los, i, f., Gell. 5, 2, 5), = Βουκέφαλα, a town in India, on the Hydaspes, built by Alexander, and named after his horse, Plin. 6, 20, 23, § 77; Sol. 45.
 
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