Hercules

noun Her·cu·les \ ˈhər-kyə-ˌlēz \

Definition of Hercules

1 :a mythical Greek hero renowned for his great strength and especially for performing 12 labors imposed on him by Hera
2
[Latin (genitive Herculis)]
:a northern constellation between Corona Borealis and Lyra

Origin and Etymology of hercules

Latin, from Greek Hēraklēs


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