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Prometheus

noun Pro·me·theus \-thē-əs, -ˌthyüs\

Definition of PROMETHEUS

:  a Titan who is chained and tortured by Zeus for stealing fire from heaven and giving it to humankind

Origin of PROMETHEUS

Latin, from Greek Promētheus
First Known Use: 14th century

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