Share this entry

Share this page

Acheron

Line breaks: Ach|eron
Pronunciation: /ˈakərɒn
 
/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Acheron in English:

1One of the rivers of Hades.
1.1 literary Hell.

Origin

Latin, from Greek Akherōn.

Words that rhyme with Acheron

Aldebaran • Auberon

Definition of Acheron in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…