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herma

[hur-muh] /ˈhɜr mə/
noun, plural hermae
[hur-mee] /ˈhɜr mi/ (Show IPA),
hermai
[hur-mahy] /ˈhɜr maɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
herm.
Related forms
hermaean
[her-mee-uh n] /hərˈmi ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • To celebrate this achievement, three herma statues were erected around athens.
British Dictionary definitions for herma

herm

/hɜːm/
noun (pl) herms, hermae (ˈhɜːmiː), hermai (ˈhɜːmaɪ)
1.
(in ancient Greece) a stone head of Hermes surmounting a square stone pillar
Word Origin
C16: from Latin herma, from Greek hermēsHermes1
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