Argus

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Argus definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun

Classical Mythology. a giant with 100 eyes, set to guard the heifer Io: his eyes were transferred after his death to the peacock’s tail.
a son of Phrixus and builder of the Argo.
(in the Odyssey) Odysseus’ faithful dog, who recognized his master after twenty years and immediately died.
any observant or vigilant person; a watchful guardian.
(lowercase) Also argus pheasant. any of several brilliantly marked Malayan pheasants of the Argusianus or Rheinardia genera.