Hermes

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noun Her·mes \ˈhər-(ˌ)mēz\

Definition of Hermes

  1. :  a Greek god of commerce, eloquence, invention, travel, and theft who serves as herald and messenger of the other gods — compare mercury

Origin and Etymology of hermes

Latin, from Greek Hermēs


First Known Use: circa 1700


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