Croesus

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noun Croe·sus \ˈkrē-səs\

Definition of Croesus

  1. :  a very rich man

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Origin and Etymology of croesus

Croesus, king of Lydia, famed for his wealth


First Known Use: 1621


Croesus

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biographical name Croe·sus \ˈkrē-səs\

Definition of Croesus

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


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