Definition of Charon in US English:

Charon

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. Its diameter of 789 miles (1,270 km) is more than half that of Pluto.

Pronunciation

Charon

/ˈkerən//ˈkɛrən/