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Hephaestus

See also: Hephæstus

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From Ancient Greek Ἥφαιστος (Hḗphaistos), a pre-Greek word of Unknown origin.

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Hephaestus

  1. (Greek mythology) The god of fire, smithwork, metallurgy, volcanoes, and artisans, who served as blacksmith of the gods. His Roman counterpart is Vulcan.

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  • ‖Hephæstus” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]