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Meaning of Chiron

Chi•ron

Pronunciation: (kī'ron), [key]
— n.
  1. a wise and beneficent centaur, teacher of Achilles, Asclepius, and others.
  2. an asteroid located between Saturn and Uranus, about 100 mi. (160 km) in diameter: discovered in 1977.
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