Hephaestus

noun
He·​phaes·​tus | \ hi-ˈfe-stəs How to pronounce Hephaestus (audio) , -ˈfē- \

Definition of Hephaestus

: the Greek god of fire and metalworking — compare vulcan

First Known Use of Hephaestus

1678, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hephaestus

Latin, from Greek Hēphaistos

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“Hephaestus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hephaestus. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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