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Definitions of hermai

hermai  (ˈhɜːmaɪ) 

Definitions

plural noun

  1. see herm

herm  (hɜːm or herma  (ˈhɜːmə

Definitions

noun

Word forms:   plural herms hermae   (ˈhɜːmiː hermai   (ˈhɜːmaɪ
  1. (in ancient Greece) a stone head of Hermes surmounting a square stone pillar

Word Origin

C16: from Latin herma, from Greek hermēs Hermes1

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