Phaëthon

noun Pha·ë·thon \ ˈfā-ə-tən , -ˌthän \

Definition of Phaëthon

: a son of Helios who drives his father's sun-chariot through the sky but loses control and is struck down by a thunderbolt of Zeus

Origin and Etymology of phaëthon

Latin, from Greek Phaethōn


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