from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Croesus 1 Died c. 546 B.C. Last king of Lydia (560-546) whose kingdom, which had prospered during his reign, fell to the Persians under Cyrus.
- n. A very wealthy man.
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- proper n. A male given name
- proper n. a king of Lydia, noted for his great wealth
- proper n. a rich person
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- n. last king of Lydia (died in 546 BC)
- n. a very wealthy man
After Croesus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek Κροῖσος (Kroisos) (Wiktionary)