Gr. Myth. the sun god, son of Hyperion: later identified with Apollo
Origin of HeliosClassical Greek h?lios, the sun from Indo-European base an unverified form s?wel-, an unverified form swel-, an unverified form sun-, sun from source Classical Latin sol, Old Norse sol
The sun god, son of Hyperion, depicted as driving his chariot across the sky from east to west daily.
From Ancient Greek Ἥλιος (Hēlios), from ἥλιος (hēlios, “sun”).