A statue of Hermes.
Hermes definition by Webster's New World
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Gr. Myth. the god who serves as herald and messenger of the other gods, generally pictured with winged shoes and hat, carrying a caduceus: he is also the god of science, commerce, eloquence, and cunning, and guide of departed souls to Hades: identified with the Roman Mercury
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Hermēs
Hermes definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun Greek Mythology
The god of commerce, invention, cunning, and theft, who also served as messenger, scribe, and herald for the other gods.
hermes - Computer Definition
Hermes - Cultural Definition
- The caduceus, the wand of Hermes, is the traditional symbol of physicians. It has wings at the top and serpents twined about the staff.