Bucephalus



the horse used by Alexander the Great on most of his military campaigns.
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noun
the favourite horse of Alexander the Great

Men called [him] Bucephalus … of the marke or brand of a buls head, which was imprinted vpon his shoulder. [Pliny, I.220, tr. Holland, 1601]

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