Gr. Myth. a Titan who steals fire from heaven for the benefit of mankind: in punishment, Zeus chains him to a rock where a vulture (or eagle) comes each day to eat his liver, which grows back each night
Origin of PrometheusClassical Latin from Classical Greek Prom?theus, literally , forethought from prom?thes, thinking before from pro-, before (see pro-) + mathein, to learn (akin to manthanein: see mathematical)
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.
Origin of PrometheusLatin Promētheus from Greek