Hermes(redirected from Hermes (Greek religion and mythology))
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n. Greek Mythology
The god of commerce, invention, cunning, and theft, who also served as messenger, scribe, and herald for the other gods.
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the messenger and herald of the gods; the divinity of commerce, cunning, theft, travellers, and rascals. He was represented as wearing winged sandals. Roman counterpart: Mercury
(Astronomy) a small asteroid some 800 m in diameter that passed within 670 000 kilometres of the earth in 1937, and is now lost
an ancient Greek god, the herald and messenger of the other gods, associated with commerce, invention, and cunning: identified by the Romans with Mercury.