from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A Titan who ruled the universe until dethroned by his son Zeus.
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- proper n. The youngest of the twelve Titans, son of Uranus and Gaia; father to Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Kronos.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek mythology) the supreme god until Zeus dethroned him; son of Uranus and Gaea in ancient Greek mythology; identified with Roman Saturn
Ancient Greek Κρόνος, possibly from the Ancient Greek κραίνω (krainō, "to rule or command"). (Wiktionary)