Deucalion
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Deukaliōn Date: 1565 a survivor with his wife Pyrrha of a great flood by which Zeus destroys the rest of the human race

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  • DEUCALION —    son of Prometheus, who, with his wife Pyrrha, by means of an ark which he built, was saved from a flood which for nine days overwhelmed the land of Hellas. On the subsidence of the flood they consulted the oracle at Delphi as to re peopling… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Deucalion — n. son of Prometheus who survived the Deluge with his wife Pyrrha to re create humankind (Greek Mythology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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