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Promethean definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROMETHE'AN, a. Pertaining to Prometheus, who stole fire from heaven.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1594 of, relating to, or resembling Prometheus, his experiences, or his art; especially daringly original or creative

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. daring or inventive like Prometheus, who in Greek myth was punished for stealing fire from the gods and giving it to the human race along with other skills.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Promethean Pro*me"the*an, a. [L. Prometh?us: cf. F. prom['e]th['e]en.] 1. Of or pertaining to Prometheus. See Prometheus. ``Promethean fire.'' --Shak. 2. Having a life-giving quality; inspiring.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Promethean Pro*me"the*an, n. (Old Chem.) (a) An apparatus for automatic ignition. (b) A kind of lucifer match.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Life-giving, inspiring.



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