What does bucephalus mean?

Definitions for bucephalusbyuˈsɛf ə ləs

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  1. Bucephalus

    Bucephalus or Bucephalas was Alexander the Great's horse and one of the most famous actual horses of antiquity. Ancient accounts state that Bucephalus died after the Battle of the Hydaspes in 326 BC, in what is now modern Pakistan, and is buried in Jalalpur Sharif outside of Jhelum, Pakistan. Another account states that Bucephalus is buried in Phalia, a town in Pakistan's Mandi Bahauddin District, which is named after him.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bucephalus

    bū-sef′a-lus, n. the famous war-horse of Alexander the Great: a familiar name for a riding-horse. [Gr.; bous, ox, kephalē, head.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bucephalus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bucephalus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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