Aesculapian meaning

eskyulāpēən
Of Aesculapius.
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Medical.
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Of, belonging to, or relating to, Aesculapius, the Greco-Roman god of medicine, or the healing art.
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(literally) Of or relating to the above Greco-Roman god of medicine.

The Aesculapian sanctuary on Kos island was also a center of medical learning and practice.

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(figuratively) Medical, concerning healing.

Water therapy at famous springs is an Aesculapian method which recently came back in fashion, as when Bath reemerged from archaelogy to high-society spa.

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Origin of aesculapian

  • From Latin the god Aesculapius, from Ancient Greek Ἀσκληπιός (Asklēpiós).

    From Wiktionary