noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for cronus
But when Zeus was born, and Cronus asked for the child, Rhea deceived him by giving him a stone wrapped in swaddling bands.Myths and Dreams|Edward Clodd
They were one branch of the posterity of Ham; who is here spoken of as the eldest son of Cronus.
Qat killed the foe and revived his brothers, as the sons of Cronus came forth alive from their father's maw.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
To end our examination of the Myth of Cronus, we may compare the solutions offered by scholars.Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang
This peculiarly savage trick of swallowing each other became an inherited habit in the family of Cronus.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for cronus
Cronos or Kronos (ˈkrəʊnɒs)
Word Origin and History for cronus
from Greek Kronos, youngest of the first generation of Titans, and their leader; of uncertain origin, but probably not related to Khronos, personification of time.