Hermes Trismegistus

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noun Her·mes Tris·me·gis·tus \ˈhər-(ˌ)mēz-ˌtri-smə-ˈji-stəs\

Definition of Hermes Trismegistus

  1. :  a legendary author of works embodying magical, astrological, and alchemical doctrines

Origin and Etymology of hermes trismegistus

Medieval Latin, from Greek Hermēs trismegistos, literally, Hermes thrice greatest


First Known Use: 1583


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