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[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
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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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in Greek legend, the Greek equivalent of Noah, the son of Prometheus (the creator of humankind), king of Phthia in Thessaly, and husband of Pyrrha; he was also the father of Hellen, the mythical ancestor of the Hellenic race

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