Croesus

[ kree-suh s ]
/ ˈkri səs /

noun, plural Croe·sus·es, Croe·si [kree-sahy] /ˈkri saɪ/ for 2.

died 546 b.c., king of Lydia 560–546: noted for his great wealth.
a very rich man.

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British Dictionary definitions for croesus

Croesus
/ (ˈkriːsəs) /

noun

died ?546 bc, the last king of Lydia (560–546), noted for his great wealth
any very rich man
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Idioms and Phrases with croesus

Croesus

see rich as croesus.

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