Zeus

noun
\ ˈzüs How to pronounce Zeus (audio) \

Definition of Zeus

: the king of the gods and husband of Hera in Greek mythology — compare jupiter

First Known Use of Zeus

1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Zeus

Greek

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“Zeus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zeus. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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