Heracles

[her-uh-kleez]
noun
1.
Hercules ( def 1 ).
2.
Also called Heracles Furens [fyoor-uhns] . (italics) a tragedy (420? b.c.) by Euripides.

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

Heraclean, adjective
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Heracles or Herakles (ˈhɛrəˌkliːz)
 
n
the usual name (in Greek) for Hercules
 
Herakles or Herakles
 
n
 
Hera'clean or Herakles
 
adj
 
Hera'klean or Herakles
 
adj

Hercules, Heracles or Herakles1 (ˈhɜːkjʊˌliːz)
 
n
1.  classical myth Also called: Alcides a hero noted for his great strength, courage, and for the performance of twelve immense labours
2.  a man of outstanding strength or size
 
Heracles, Heracles or Herakles1
 
n
 
Herakles, Heracles or Herakles1
 
n
 
Hercu'lean, Heracles or Herakles1
 
adj
 
Hera'clean, Heracles or Herakles1
 
adj
 
Hera'klean, Heracles or Herakles1
 
adj

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She refused the sacrifice because it reflected glory on heracles.
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