OTHER WORDS FROM CharonCha·ro·ni·an [kuh-roh-nee-uh n] /kəˈroʊ ni ən/, Cha·ron·ic [kuh-ron-ik] /kəˈrɒn ɪk/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for charon
In particular, Pluto could be ringed: we know it has at least five moons, which, other than Charon, are tiny.Chariklo, a Minor Planet Nicknamed a “Centaur,” Discovered to Have Rings|Matthew R. Francis|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then the old man Charon bowed to the commands of the gods and embarked them on his barge.The Adventures of Ulysses the Wanderer|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Charon has paddled him off; he has mingled with the crowded republic of the dead.Roundabout Papers|William Makepeace Thackeray
Charon, the harsh old ferryman who takes the Shades across, forgot to ask of him the coin that every soul must pay.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew|Josephine Preston Peabody
As a lion was from hence styled Charops, so from another temple it was named Charon.
The Digentia lost its charm; he could not see its crystal waters for the shadows of Charon's rueful stream.Horace|Theodore Martin