Meaning of Charon in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɛːrən/

proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    An old man who ferried the souls of the dead across the Styx and Acheron Rivers to Hades.

  • 2Astronomy
    The largest satellite of Pluto, discovered in 1978, with a diameter (1,190 km) that is more than half that of Pluto.