Hercules

noun
Her·​cu·​les | \ ˈhər-kyə-ˌlēz How to pronounce Hercules (audio) \

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

First Known Use of Hercules

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hercules

Latin, from Greek Hēraklēs

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