|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
In classical mythology, the Titan who stole fire from the gods and gave it to humans. As punishment for the theft, Zeus ordered Prometheus chained to a rock and sent a great eagle to gnaw at the Titan's liver. Despite his torment, Prometheus refused to submit to Zeus' will. He was eventually rescued by Hercules.