HyperDic: heracles

English > 1 sense of the word Heracles:
NOUNperson Heracles, Hercules, Herakles, Alcides(classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength
English > Heracles: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality.
SynonymsHercules, Herakles, Alcides
Categoryclassical mythologyThe system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together
Instance ofmythical beingAn imaginary being of myth or fable
SpanishHeracles, Hercules, Hércules
CatalanAlcides, Heracles, Hércules, Hèrcules

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