Hyperion

[ hahy-peer-ee-uhn ]
/ haɪˈpɪər i ən /

noun

Classical Mythology. a Titan, the father of Helios, Selene, and Eos.
Astronomy. a natural satellite of the planet Saturn.

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Origin of Hyperion

<Latin <Greek Hyperī́ōn, equivalent to hyper-hyper- + iṓn going; see ion
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British Dictionary definitions for Hyperion (1 of 2)

Hyperion1
/ (haɪˈpɪərɪən) /

noun

Greek myth a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, father of Helios (sun), Selene (moon), and Eos (dawn)

British Dictionary definitions for Hyperion (2 of 2)

Hyperion2
/ (haɪˈpɪərɪən) /

noun

an irregular-shaped outer satellite of the planet Saturn that tumbles chaotically
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