Aesculapius Definition

ĕskyə-lāpē-əs
noun
The god of medicine and of healing, son of Apollo: identified with the Greek Asclepius.
Webster's New World
The god of medicine and healing.
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pronoun

(Roman mythology) The god of medicine and healing. Greek counterpart: Asclepius.

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Origin of Aesculapius

  • Latin Aesculāpius Greek Asklēpios, Asklāpios Asclepius

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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