Herculean


Her·cu·le·an

adjective \ˌhər-kyə-ˈlē-ən, ˌhər-ˈkyü-lē-\

Definition of HERCULEAN

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of Hercules
2
often not capitalized :  of extraordinary power, extent, intensity, or difficulty <Herculean tasks> <Herculean proportions>

First Known Use of HERCULEAN

1513

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix

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