Hephaestus

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noun He·phaes·tus \hi-ˈfe-stəs, -ˈfē-\

Definition of Hephaestus

  1. :  the Greek god of fire and metalworking — compare vulcan

Origin and Etymology of hephaestus

Latin, from Greek Hēphaistos


First Known Use: 1678


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