Gr. Myth. a Thessalian king who is bound to a revolving wheel in Tartarus because he sought the love of Hera
Origin of IxionClassical Latin from Classical Greek Ixi?n
A king of Thessaly who committed parricide and attempted to rape Hera and was punished by Zeus by being bound to a perpetually revolving wheel in Hades.
From Latin Ixīōn, from Ancient Greek Ἰξίων (Iksiōn).