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As·cle·pi·us

(ə-sklē′pē-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
A son of Apollo, originally mortal, who became a god of medicine and healing.

[Greek Asklēpios, Asklāpios; perhaps akin to aspalaks, skalops, mole (since healing gods were associated with small mammals, as Apollo with the mouse, and Rudra (the Vedic healing god) with the mole) and of pre-Greek substrate origin.]

Asclepius

(əˈskliːpɪəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a god of healing; son of Apollo. Roman counterpart: Aesculapius

As•cle•pi•us

(əˈskli pi əs)

n.
the ancient Greek god of medicine and healing, worshiped by the Romans as Aesculapius.
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Noun1.Asclepius - son of ApolloAsclepius - son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea
Translations
Асклепий
Asclepi
Asklépios
Æskulap
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אסקלפיוס
Asklepije
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アスクレーピオス
AesculapiusAsclepius
Asklepijas
Asclepius
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AsklepijEskalup
Асклепије
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Асклепій
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