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Croesus

[ kree-suhs ]
/ ˈkri səs /
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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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Origin of Croesus

First recorded in 1350-1400 for def. 2; from Latin Croesus, from Greek Kroîsos
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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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Other Idioms and Phrases with Croesus

Croesus

see rich as croesus.

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