Cronus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Kronos Date: 1664 a Titan dethroned by his son Zeus

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  • CRONUS — vulgo Niemen, fluv. Lithuaniae. Vide Chronius fluv …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cronus — from Gk. Kronos, youngest of the first generation of Titans, and their leader; of uncertain origin, but probably not related to Chronos, personification of time …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cronus — [krō′nəs] n. [L < Gr Kronos] Gr. Myth. a Titan who overthrows his father, Uranus, to become ruler of the universe and is himself overthrown by his son Zeus: identified with the Roman Saturn …   English World dictionary

  • Cronus — Not to be confused with Chronos, the personification of time. For other uses, see Cronus (disambiguation). Cronus Abode Earth Symbol …   Wikipedia

  • Cronus — /kroh neuhs/, n. Class. Myth. a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, who was dethroned by his son Zeus. Cf. Saturn. * * * or Cronos or Kronos In Greek religion, a male agricultural deity. He was the youngest of the 12 Titans borne by Uranus and Gaea,… …   Universalium

  • Cronus — noun The youngest of the twelve Titans, son of Uranus and Gaia; father to Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon (formerly known to the gods as “The Big Three”). Dethroned his father and was subsequently dethroned by his son …   Wiktionary

  • Cronus — Synonyms and related words: Agdistis, Amor, Aphrodite, Apollo, Apollon, Ares, Artemis, Ate, Athena, Bacchus, Ceres, Cora, Cupid, Cybele, Demeter, Despoina, Diana, Dionysus, Dis, Eros, Father Time, Gaea, Gaia, Ge, Great Mother, Hades, Helios,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • CRONUS — Objektorientiertes, betriebssystemunabhängiges (Netzbetriebs )System, entwickelt von BBN ( > The Matrix ) …   Acronyms

  • Cronus — Cro|nus also Kronos in Greek ↑mythology, a son of ↑Uranus and one of the Titans, who became ruler of the world until he was defeated by ↑Zeus. In Roman mythology his name is ↑Saturn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • CRONUS — Objektorientiertes, betriebssystemunabhängiges (Netzbetriebs )System, entwickelt von BBN ( > The Matrix ) …   Acronyms von A bis Z

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