Definition of Hermes in English:

Hermes

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • The son of Zeus and Maia, the messenger of the gods, and god of merchants, thieves, and oratory. He was portrayed as a herald equipped for travelling, with broad-brimmed hat, winged shoes, and a winged rod.

    Roman equivalent mercury

Origin

Probably from Greek herma ‘heap of stones’: from early times he was represented by a carved stock or stone and was identified with Thoth.

Pronunciation:

Hermes

/ˈhəːmiːz/