Definition of Deucalion in English:


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