noun Her·cu·les \ˈhər-kyə-ˌlēz\

Definition of Hercules

  1. 1 :  a mythical Greek hero renowned for his great strength and especially for performing 12 labors imposed on him by Hera

  2. 2 [Latin (genitive Herculis)] :  a northern constellation between Corona Borealis and Lyra

Origin and Etymology of hercules

Latin, from Greek Hēraklēs

First Known Use: 13th century

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