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Cronus

Pronunciation: /ˈkrōnəs/
(also Kronos) Greek Mythology
The supreme god until dethroned by Zeus. The youngest son of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaia (Earth), Cronus overthrew and castrated his father and then married his sister Rhea. Because he was fated to be overcome by one of his male children, Cronus swallowed all of them as soon as they were born, but when Zeus was born, Rhea deceived him and hid the baby away. Roman equivalent Saturn.

Words that rhyme with Cronus

bonus, Jonas, lowness, onus, Tithonus

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Syllabification: Cro·nus

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