Cheiron

Cheiron

[kahy-ron]
noun Classical Mythology.
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Cheiron (ˈkaɪrɒn, -rən)
 
n
a variant spelling of Chiron

Chiron or Cheiron (ˈkaɪrɒn, -rən, ˈkaɪrɒn, -rən)
 
n
1.  Greek myth a wise and kind centaur who taught many great heroes in their youth, including Achilles, Actaeon, and Jason
2.  a minor planet, discovered by Charles Kowal in 1977, revolving round the sun between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus
 
Cheiron or Cheiron
 
n

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