[hi-fes-tuh s] /hɪˈfɛs təs/

the ancient Greek god of fire, metalworking, and handicrafts, identified by the Romans with Vulcan.
(Greek myth) the lame god of fire and metal-working Roman counterpart Vulcan

Greek god of fire and metal-working, Roman spelling of Greek Hephaistos, a pre-Hellenic word of unknown origin.
Hephaestus [(hi-fes-tuhs, hi-fee-stuhs)]

The Greek name of Vulcan, the Greek and Roman god of fire and metalworking.


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