Chiron etymology

English word Chiron comes from Ancient Greek Χείρων

Detailed word origin of Chiron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Χείρων Ancient Greek (grc)
Chiron English (eng) (Greek mythology) an old, wise centaur who served as Achilles' mentor and teacher.. (astronomy, astrology) a centaur (minor planet) and comet-like/asteroid-like object, orbiting between Saturn and Uranus.

Words with the same origin as Chiron

Descendants of Χείρων
Chironian Chirotic