Aesculapian or Esculapian


Aesculapian or Esculapian

(es-kyuh-LAY-pee-ehn)

Adjective:

-Relating to medicine.

Noun:

-A doctor.

After Aesculapius, the god of medicine and healing in Greco-Roman mythology. One of his daughters was named Hygieia. Earliest documented use: 1604.

Used in a sentence:

“We all remember the story of the good Doctor Jekyll, Aesculapian by day, farouche hylden by night!”

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