noun Classical Mythology.
Definition for cheiron (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for cheiron
Then he remembered Cheiron's word and was glad he had answered her softly.Our Little Grecian Cousin|Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
I can never believe that the Centaur Cheiron, who was wiser than men are, is suffering eternal torments in the belly of Leviathan.The Well of Saint Clare|Anatole France
The fair-skinned Cheiron up on the rostrum now took over the duties of the disgraced Hun Rhavas."Unto Caesar"|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Cheiron's laconic messages were delivered to Halcyone every day by Demetrius.Halcyone|Elinor Glyn
But his answer was a dark saying to them, and not one of them understood it, save Cheiron.Children of the Dawn|Elsie Finnimore Buckley
British Dictionary definitions for cheiron (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cheiron (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for cheiron
wisest of the centaurs, from Latin Chiron, from Greek Kheiron, of unknown origin; Klein compares Greek kheirourgos "surgeon."