herma

[hur-muh]
noun, plural hermae [hur-mee] , hermai [hur-mahy] .

hermaean [her-mee-uhn] , adjective
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herm or herma (hɜːm, ˈhɜːmə)
 
n , pl herms, hermae, hermai
(in ancient Greece) a stone head of Hermes surmounting a square stone pillar
 
[C16: from Latin herma, from Greek hermēsHermes1]
 
herma or herma (hɜːm, ˈhɜːmə, ˈhɜːmiː, ˈhɜːmaɪ)
 
n
 
[C16: from Latin herma, from Greek hermēsHermes1]

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To celebrate this achievement, three herma statues were erected around athens.
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