[ doo-key-lee-uh n, dyoo- ]
/ duˈkeɪ li ən, dyu- /

noun Classical Mythology.

a son of Prometheus who survived the Deluge to regenerate the human race. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (djuːˈkeɪlɪən) /


the son of Prometheus and, with his wife Pyrrha, the only survivor on earth of a flood sent by Zeus (Deucalion's flood). Together, they were allowed to repopulate the world by throwing stones over their shoulders, which became men and women
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