Asclepius

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Rod of Asclepius

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Asclepius, from Ancient Greek Ἀσκληπιός (Asklēpiós, Asclepius).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈskliːpiəs/, /æsˈkliːpiəs/

Proper noun[edit]

Asclepius

  1. (Greek mythology) The god of doctors, medicine and healing. He is the son of Apollo and Coronis, and his wife is Epione. His Roman name is Aesculapius.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 4581 Asclepius, an Apollo asteroid.

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