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n. Greek Mythology
A Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to humankind, for which Zeus chained him to a rock and sent an eagle to eat his liver, which grew back daily.
[Latin Promētheus, from Greek.]
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a Titan, who stole fire from Olympus to give to mankind and in punishment was chained to a rock, where an eagle tore at his liver until Hercules freed him
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Pro•me•the•us(prəˈmi θi əs, -θyus)
a Titan in Greek myth who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to humankind in defiance of Zeus: in revenge, Zeus chained Prometheus to a rock where an eagle tore at his liver until he was finally released by Hercules.
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|Noun||1.||Prometheus - (Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind; Zeus punished him by chaining him to a rock where an eagle gnawed at his liver until Hercules rescued him|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Prometheus[prəˈmiːθjuːs] N → Prometeo
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n → Prometheus m
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Prometheus[prəˈmiːθɪəs] n → Prometeo
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