Definition of Phaethon in English:

Phaethon

Line breaks: Phae|thon
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪəθən
 
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Greek Mythology
The son of Helios the sun god. He asked to drive his father’s solar chariot for a day, but could not control the immortal horses and the chariot plunged too near to the earth until Zeus killed Phaethon with a thunderbolt in order to save the earth from destruction.

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