herm

noun
\ˈhərm \

Definition of herm 

: a statue in the form of a square stone pillar surmounted by a bust or head especially of Hermes

First Known Use of herm

circa 1580, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for herm

Latin hermes, from Greek hermēs statue of Hermes, herm, from Hermēs

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