Epimetheus

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From Ancient Greek Ἐπιμηθεύς (Epimētheús, afterthought, hindsight).

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Epimetheus

  1. (Greek mythology) Son of Iapetus and Clymene, brother to Atlas, Menoetius and Prometheus, of whom he ignored warnings to beware of any gifts from Zeus. He accepted Pandora as his wife, thereby bringing sorrow to the world; father to Pyrrha.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of the planet Saturn.

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