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Deucalion

Syllabification: Deu·ca·li·on
Pronunciation: /ˌd(y)o͞oˈkālēən
 
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Greek Mythology

Definition of Deucalion in English:

The son of Prometheus. With his wife Pyrrha he survived a flood sent by Zeus to punish human wickedness; they were then instructed to throw stones over their shoulders, and these turned into humans to repopulate the world.

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