Latin definition for: herma, hermae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. (head of Hermes on quadrangular pillar)
  2. metallic bust serving as reliquary
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: 2 or 3 citations
  • Source: L.F. Stelten, “Dictionary of Eccles. Latin”, 1995 (Ecc)

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