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[kroh-nuh s] /ˈkroʊ nəs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, who was dethroned by his son Zeus.
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(Greek myth) a Titan, son of Uranus (sky) and Gaea (earth), who ruled the world until his son Zeus dethroned him Roman counterpart Saturn
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from Greek Kronos, youngest of the first generation of Titans, and their leader; of uncertain origin, but probably not related to Khronos, personification of time.

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