Ixion

[ ik-sahy-uh n, ik-see-on ]
/ ɪkˈsaɪ ən, ˈɪk siˌɒn /

noun Classical Mythology.

a king who was punished by Zeus for his love for Hera by being bound on an eternally revolving wheel in Tartarus.

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Ixion
/ (ɪkˈsaɪən) /

noun

Greek myth a Thessalian king punished by Zeus for his love of Hera by being bound to a perpetually revolving wheel

Derived forms of Ixion

Ixionian (ˌɪksɪˈəʊnɪən), adjective
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