Heracles

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Her·a·cles

or Her·a·kles  (hĕr′ə-klēz′)
n. Greek & Roman Mythology
Variants of Hercules..

Heracles

(ˈhɛrəˌkliːz) or

Herakles

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the usual name (in Greek) for Hercules1
ˌHeraˈclean, ˌHeraˈklean adj

Her•cu•les

(ˈhɜr kyəˌliz)

n. gen. -cu•lis (-kyə lɪs)
for 2.
1. a hero of classical myth, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, who possessed exceptional strength and was renowned esp. for the 12 labors he performed to gain immortality.
2. a northern constellation, between Lyra and Corona Borealis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Heracles - (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strengthHeracles - (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
classical mythology - the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks
Translations
Herakles
Herakles
Héraclès
Héraklész
Eracle

Heracles

[ˈherəˌkliːz] NHeracles