Hy·​pe·​ri·​on hī-ˈpir-ē-ən How to pronounce Hyperion (audio)
: a Titan and the father of Eos, Selene, and Helios

Word History


Latin, from Greek Hyperiōn

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hyperion was in 1567

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“Hyperion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hyperion. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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