Definition of Hercules
1 : a mythical Greek hero renowned for his great strength and especially for performing 12 labors imposed on him by Hera
2 [Latin (genitive Herculis)] : a northern constellation between Corona Borealis and Lyra
Origin of hercules
Latin, from Greek Hēraklēs
First Known Use: 13th century
Rhymes with hercules
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