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Ancient Greek Κρόνος (Krónos, Saturn) + English -ean.


Cronian (comparative more Cronian, superlative most Cronian)

  1. (poetic) Saturnian; applied to the North Polar Sea.
    • Milton
      As when two polar winds, blowing adverse / Upon the Cronian sea []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Cronian in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)