Hyperion

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Hy·pe·ri·on

 (hī-pîr′ē-ən)
n.
1. Greek Mythology A Titan, the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios.
2. A satellite of Saturn.

[Greek Huperiōn.]

Hyperion

(haɪˈpɪərɪən)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, father of Helios (sun), Selene (moon), and Eos (dawn)

Hyperion

(haɪˈpɪərɪən)
n
(Astronomy) an irregular-shaped outer satellite of the planet Saturn that tumbles chaotically

Hy•pe•ri•on

(haɪˈpɪər i ən)

n.
a Titan in Greek myth, the father of Helios, Selene, and Eos.
[< Latin < Greek Hyperiōn=hyper- hyper- + iṓn going]
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Noun1.Hyperion - (Greek mythology) a Titan who was the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios and Selene and Eos in ancient mythology
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks