Heraclean

adjective
Her·​a·​cle·​an | \ ¦herə¦klēən \
variants: or Heracleian \ -​lē(y)ən , -​līən \

Definition of Heraclean

: of or relating to the hero Heracles

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History and Etymology for Heraclean

heraclean from Latin heracleus Heraclean (from Greek hērakleios, from Hēraklēs Heracles, Hercules, legendary Greek hero) + English -an; heracleian from Greek hērakleios + English -an

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“Heraclean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heraclean. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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