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Argus is the Latinized form of the Ancient Greek word Argos. It may refer to:

Greek mythology[edit]



  • Argus (album), a 1972 album by Wishbone Ash
  • Argus (comics), a fictional character who has associated with The Flash in the DC comics universe
  • A.R.G.U.S., a fictional government agency in the DC comics universe
  • Argus Filch, a fictional character in the Harry Potter series
  • "Argus" (30 Rock), an episode in the TV comedy series 30 Rock
  • Argus, a fictional deity in the Mortal Kombat series
  • ARGUS (Splinter Cell), a fictional private military contractor in the Splinter Cell series
  • Argus (video game), a 1986 Famicom game by NMK
  • Argus no Senshi, the original Japanese title for the arcade game Rygar
  • Argus, a prototype-only arcade video game by Gottlieb, also known as Protector
  • Argus (TV series), a Norwegian TV debate series that aired between 1993 and 1994
  • "The Argus", a song by Ween from the album Quebec
  • Argus, a fictional planet in the Warcraft computer game franchise.
  • The Manhattan Argus, a fictional newspaper in the 1994 Coen brothers film, The Hudsucker Proxy


  • CP-107 Argus, a Royal Canadian Air Force maritime patrol aircraft
  • HMS Argus, the name of many ships in the British Royal Navy
  • RFA Argus (A135), a Primary Casualty Receiving Ship in Britain's Royal Fleet Auxiliary
  • USS Argus, various ships of the United States Navy
  • The French brig Argus, a French naval ship that took part in the Battle of Trafalgar
  • Fairchild Argus, a British version of the C-61 Forwarder light military transport aircraft
  • nuclear operation nuclear Argus


See The Argus (disambiguation) for publications named "The Argus"


  • Argus (bird), pheasants from the genera Argusianus and Rheinartia
  • Argus butterflies, including:
    • Nymphalidae, e.g., Erebia, Junonia
    • Polyommatinae (Lycaenidae), e.g., as Aricia, Plebeius, Polyommatus
    • Theclinae (Lycaenidae): the invalid genus Argus (described by Gerhard, 1850), now in Satyrium
  • Argus monitor (Varanus panoptes), a species of lizard
  • Terebra argus, a mollusk of family Terebridae

The Telegraph and Argus a Bradford-based Newspaper owned by Newsquest (Yorkshire & North East) Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. HP10 9TY |3223515| Registered in England & Wales

Other uses[edit]

  • Argus, Iran, a village in Kerman Province, Iran
  • Argus Corporation, a Canadian holding company once controlled by Conrad Black
  • Argus distribution, a probability distribution used in particle physics
  • Argus Media Ltd, a business information company
  • Argus Range, a mountain range in Inyo County, California
  • Cape Argus Cycle Race, a major cycling event in South Africa, colloquially referred to as "The Argus"
  • Operation Argus, a 1958 US military effort to create orbital electron belts using atomic bombs
  • Argus systems, two systems for determining the Premiers of the Victorian Football League's competition
  • Argus Brewery is a brewing company located in the historic Pullman District in Chicago, Illinois.

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