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Meaning of Asclepius

As•cle•pi•us

Pronunciation: (u-sklē'pē-us), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a son of Apollo and the ancient Greek god of medicine and healing, worshiped by the Romans as Aesculapius.
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