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Hermes Trismegistus

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noun Hermes Tris·me·gis·tus \-ˌtris-mə-ˈjis-təs\

Definition of Hermes Trismegistus

  1. :  a legendary author of works embodying magical, astrological, and alchemical doctrines



Origin of hermes trismegistus

Medieval Latin, from Greek Hermēs trismegistos, literally, Hermes thrice greatest


First Known Use: 1583


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