Hermes Trismegistus

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Hermes Tris·me·gis·tus

 (trĭs′mə-jĭs′təs, trĭz′-)
n. Mythology
Hermes as identified with the Egyptian god Thoth, the legendary author of works on alchemy, astrology, and magic.

[Medieval Latin Hermēs Trismegistus, from Greek Hermēs trismegistos : Hermēs, Hermes + trismegistos, thrice greatest (tris, thrice; see trei- in Indo-European roots + megistos, greatest; see meg- in Indo-European roots).]

Hermes Trismegistus

(Classical Myth & Legend) a Greek name for the Egyptian god Thoth, credited with various works on mysticism and magic
[Greek: Hermes thrice-greatest]

Her′mes Tris•me•gis′tus

(ˌtrɪz məˈdʒɪs təs, ˌtrɪs-)
a name attributed by Neoplatonists and others to an Egyptian priest or to the Egyptian god Thoth, to some extent identified with the Greek god Hermes: various mystical, astrological, and alchemical writings were ascribed to him.
[< Medieval Latin < Greek Hermês Trismégistos Hermes thrice greatest]