Associations to the word «Prometheus»

Wiktionary

PROMETHEUS, proper noun. A male given name
PROMETHEUS, proper noun. (Greek god) The Titan chiefly honored for stealing fire from Zeus in the stalk of a fennel plant and giving it to mortals for their use. The god of fire and craft.
PROMETHEUS, proper noun. (astronomy) A moon of the planet Saturn.

Dictionary definition

PROMETHEUS, noun. (Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind; Zeus punished him by chaining him to a rock where an eagle gnawed at his liver until Hercules rescued him.

Wise words

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