Deucalion

noun
Deu·​ca·​lion | \ d(y)ü-ˈkāl-yən How to pronounce Deucalion (audio) \

Definition of Deucalion

: a survivor with his wife Pyrrha of a great flood by which Zeus destroys the rest of the human race

First Known Use of Deucalion

1538, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Deucalion

Latin, from Greek Deukaliōn

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“Deucalion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Deucalion. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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