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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology Apollo's son, the god of medicine.

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  • proper n. Ancient Greek god of medicine and healing. Roman name: Aesculapius.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea


From Latin Asclepius, from Ancient Greek Ἀσκληπιός. (Wiktionary)



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