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Deucalion

[doo-key-lee-uh n, dyoo-] /duˈkeɪ li ən, dyu-/
noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
a son of Prometheus who survived the Deluge to regenerate the human race.
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  • I am a peaceful man, Deucalion, and have taken a wife who requires nourishment.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Well, Deucalion, it is dangerous for me to be missing from my temple overlong, so I will go.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Deucalion when he landed here new from Yucatan was a strong man.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • You should not have let me stand in the way of Atlantis' good, Deucalion.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • And besides, though you are a great man, Deucalion, you are not chief.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Mothers name their sons Deucalion, as the most valuable birth-gift they can make.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Deucalion, the way these people fawn on me gives me a nausea.

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  • So I have sent for you, Deucalion, the one strong man in all the world.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Your eye seems to feast itself most on the mammoth, Deucalion.

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  • This new Empress is the bane of our Clan, Deucalion, these latter days.

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British Dictionary definitions for Deucalion

Deucalion

/djuːˈkeɪlɪən/
noun
1.
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
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