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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Herculēs < Ancient Greek Ήρακλης (Herakles) meaning "glory of Hera", from Hera + kles, (glory).

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Hercules

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Hercules

  1. (Greek mythology) Son of Jupiter and Alcmene, a celebrated hero who possessed exceptional strength. Most famous for his 12 labors performed to redeem himself after killing his family.
  2. (astronomy) A summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the mythical hero. It lies between the constellations Lyra and Corona Borealis.
  3. (astronomy) A crater in the first quadrant on the moon.

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek Ήρακλης (Herakles) meaning "glory of Hera", from Hera + kles, (glory).

Proper noun

Herculēs m.

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Hercules, heroic son of Zeus.
    Ne Hercules quidem adversus duos.
    Not even Hercules fights against two.

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