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Deucalion

[ doo-key-lee-uhn, dyoo- ]
/ duˈkeɪ li ən, dyu- /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a son of Prometheus who survived the Deluge to regenerate the human race.
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Deucalion
/ (djuːˈkeɪlɪən) /

noun
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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