Associations to the word «Iapetus»

Wiktionary

IAPETUS, proper noun. (Greek god) A Titan, the son of Uranus and Gaia, and father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius.
IAPETUS, proper noun. (astronomy) The third largest moon of Saturn
IAPETUS, proper noun. (geology) An ancient ocean which existed between 600 and 400 million years ago.

Dictionary definition

IAPETUS, noun. (Greek mythology) the Titan who was father of Atlas and Epimetheus and Prometheus in ancient mythology.

Wise words

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