Heracles

[ her-uh-kleez ]
/ ˈhɛr əˌkliz /

noun

Also called Heracles Furens [fyoo r-uh ns] /ˈfyʊər əns/. (italics) a tragedy (420? b.c.) by Euripides.

Origin of Heracles

< Greek Hēraklês, literally, having the glory of Hera, equivalent to Hḗra Hera + -klēs, akin to kléos glory, fame

OTHER WORDS FROM Heracles

Her·a·cle·an, adjective
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Heracles

Herakles

/ (ˈhɛrəˌkliːz) /

noun

the usual name (in Greek) for Hercules 1

Derived forms of Heracles

Heraclean or Heraklean, adjective
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