MEANING: noun: A ferryman.

ETYMOLOGY: After Charon, the old man who transported the souls of the dead across the rivers Styx and Acheron to Hades. In some cultures a coin was put in the mouth of the dead to pay for the ferry ride. Also see psychopomp. Earliest documented use: 1522.

CHORON - the fundamental particle of group singing

ICHARON - the Headless Weasley

CHAROL - a Christmas tune sung by the cleaning lady


Bonus Word:
PSYCHOPOMP - the high-falutin' jargon of the counseling industry, akin to PSYCHOBABBLE