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n. Greek Mythology
A Titan who ruled the universe until dethroned by his son Zeus.


(ˈkrəʊnəs) ,




(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a Titan, son of Uranus (sky) and Gaea (earth), who ruled the world until his son Zeus dethroned him. Roman counterpart: Saturn


(ˈkroʊ nəs)

a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, who was dethroned by his son Zeus.
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Noun1.Cronus - (Greek mythology) the supreme god until Zeus dethroned himCronus - (Greek mythology) the supreme god until Zeus dethroned him; son of Uranus and Gaea in ancient Greek mythology; identified with Roman Saturn
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