(hī pir′ē ən)
- Gr. Myth.
- a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, and father of the sun god Helios
- Helios himself
- a small, irregularly shaped satellite of Saturn having an unusual shifting orientation and rotation
L < Gr Hyperiōn
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- Greek Mythology A Titan, the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios.
- A satellite of Saturn.
Origin: Greek Huperiōn
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