| Share
 

Dictionary


Her•cu•les



Pronunciation: (hûr'kyu-lēz"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hercules.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
gen. -cu•lisPronunciation: (-kyu-lis) Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hercules.html on line 89 [key] for 2.

1. Also,Heracles.Also called Alcides. Class. Myth.a celebrated hero, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, possessing exceptional strength: among his many adventures were the twelve labors for his cousin Eurystheus, performed in order to gain immortality. Cf. labors of Hercules.
2. Astron.a northern constellation, between Lyra and Corona Borealis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hercules.html on line 131 herculean Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hercules.html on line 139 Hercules beetle
See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hercules.html on line 150 Hercules (Thesaurus)

 

Related Content