noun Classical Mythology.
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The first two laws are also ascribed to the centaur Cheiron.Familiar Quotations
But he never forgot his boyhood's happy days, nor all that Cheiron had done for him.
And she put thy hand in my hand, and said: 'Cheiron, make a man of my son.
When Cheiron knew that his power had come back to him he was glad.
But his answer was a dark saying to them, and not one of them understood it, save Cheiron.
wisest of the centaurs, from Latin Chiron, from Greek Kheiron, of unknown origin; Klein compares Greek kheirourgos "surgeon."