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Noun: Zeus  z(y)oos
  1. Type genus of the family Zeidae
    - genus Zeus
     
  2. (Greek mythology) the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology; son of Rhea and Cronus whom he dethroned; husband and brother of Hera; brother of Poseidon and Hades; father of many gods; counterpart of Roman Jupiter

Type of: fish genus, Greek deity

Part of: family Zeidae, Zeidae

Encyclopedia: Zeus, Virginia