Cro·​nus ˈkrō-nəs How to pronounce Cronus (audio) ˈkrä- How to pronounce Cronus (audio)
: a Titan dethroned by his son Zeus

Word History


Latin, from Greek Kronos

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cronus was in 1664

Dictionary Entries Near Cronus

Cite this Entry

“Cronus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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