Croesus

noun Croe·sus \ ˈkrē-səs \

Definition of Croesus

: a very rich man

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Examples of croesus in a Sentence

  1. if you have to ask the price, you're not the Croesus for whom this palatial yacht is intended

Origin and Etymology of croesus

Croesus, king of Lydia, famed for his wealth


Croesus

biographical name Croe·sus \ ˈkrē-səs \

Definition of Croesus

died circa 546 b.c. king of Lydia (circa 560–546)


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