Definition for Mercury (-'s)

Mercury (-'s), proper n. [L. cognate with merc-, commodity; see market.] (webplay: affair, god, sun, well).

Roman deity; son of Jupiter and Maia; Greek god Hermes; Germanic god Woden; winged messenger of the gods; mythological god of commerce and eloquence; planet closest to the sun; [fig.] courier between lovers.

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