Definition of Chiron in English:

Chiron

proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    A learned centaur who acted as teacher to Jason, Achilles, and many other heroes.

  • 2Astronomy
    Asteroid 2060, discovered in 1977, which is unique in having an orbit lying mainly between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus. It is believed to have a diameter of 370 km.

Pronunciation:

Chiron

/ˈkʌɪərɒn/