Hermes Trismegistus

Hermes Trismegistus

noun
a name variously ascribed by Neoplatonists and others to an Egyptian priest or to the Egyptian god Thoth, to some extent identified with the Grecian Hermes: various mystical, religious, philosophical, astrological, and alchemical writings were ascribed to him.

Origin:
< Medieval Latin < Greek Hermês Trismégistos Hermes thrice greatest

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Hermes Trismegistus (ˌtrɪsməˈdʒɪstəs)
 
n
a Greek name for the Egyptian god Thoth, credited with various works on mysticism and magic
 
[Greek: Hermes thrice-greatest]

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