Deucalion(redirected from Deukálion)
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n. Greek Mythology
A son of Prometheus who with his wife, Pyrrha, built an ark and floated in it to survive the deluge sent by Zeus. The couple became the ancestors of the renewed human race.
(Classical Myth & Legend) the son of Prometheus and, with his wife Pyrrha, the only survivor on earth of a flood sent by Zeus (Deucalion's flood). Together, they were allowed to repopulate the world by throwing stones over their shoulders, which became men and women
Deu•ca•li•on(duˈkeɪ li ən, dyu-)
(in Greek myth) a son of Prometheus who together with his wife, Pyrrha, survived a great flood and regenerated the human race.