Asclepius

Asclepius

[uh-sklee-pee-uhs]
noun Classical Mythology.
a son of Apollo and the ancient Greek god of medicine and healing, worshiped by the Romans as Aesculapius.
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Asclepius (əˈskliːpɪəs)
 
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Greek myth Roman counterpart: Aesculapius a god of healing; son of Apollo

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Asclepius
god of medicine, L., from Gk. Asklepios, of unknown origin.
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