Deucalion

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noun Deu·ca·lion \d(y)ü-ˈkāl-yən\

Definition of Deucalion

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

Origin and Etymology of deucalion

Latin, from Greek Deukaliōn


First Known Use: 1538


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