Hephaestus

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

Definition of Hephaestus

:the Greek god of fire and metalworking — compare vulcan

Origin and Etymology of hephaestus

Latin, from Greek Hēphaistos


Learn More about hephaestus


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Hephaestus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to suppress quietly or indirectly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!