Definition of Chiron in English:


Syllabification: Chi·ron
Pronunciation: /ˈkīrən
1 Greek Mythology A learned centaur who acted as teacher to Jason, Achilles, and many other heroes.
2 Astronomy An asteroid discovered in 1977, with a diameter of 230 miles (370 km). It is notable for having an orbit lying mainly between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus.

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