Meaning of Ixion

Ix•i•on

Pronunciation: (ik-sī'un, ik'sē-on"), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a king who was punished by Zeus for his love for Hera by being bound on an eternally revolving wheel in Tartarus.
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