from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Mythology The god of medicine and healing.
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- proper n. The god of medicine and healing. Greek counterpart: Asclepius
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The god of medicine. Hence, a physician.
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- n. son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea
Latin Aesculāpius, Greek Asklēpios, Asklāpios, Asclepius.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)