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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Her·mes /ˈhɝ(ˌ)miz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Her·mes n.
 1. Myth. See Mercury.
 Note:Hermes Trismegistus  was a late name of Hermes, especially as identified with the Egyptian god Thoth. He was the fabled inventor of astrology and alchemy.
 2. Archaeology Originally, a boundary stone dedicated to Hermes as the god of boundaries, and therefore bearing in some cases a head, or head and shoulders, placed upon a quadrangular pillar whose height is that of the body belonging to the head, sometimes having feet or other parts of the body sculptured upon it. These figures, though often representing Hermes, were used for other divinities, and even, in later times, for portraits of human beings. Called also herma. See Terminal statue, under Terminal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (Greek mythology) messenger and herald of the gods; god of
          commerce and cunning and invention and theft; identified
          with Roman Mercury

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Mercury, a Roman Christian (Rom. 16:14).