Cronus

noun
Cro·nus | \ ˈkrō-nəs , ˈkrä- \

Definition of Cronus 

: a Titan dethroned by his son Zeus

First Known Use of Cronus

1664, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cronus

Latin, from Greek Kronos

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Cronus

Dictionary Entries near Cronus

cronk

Cronkite

cronstedtite

Cronus

Cronut

crony

cronyism

Statistics for Cronus

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Cronus

The first known use of Cronus was in 1664

See more words from the same year

Comments on Cronus

What made you want to look up Cronus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a magnificent or impressive array

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!