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synonyms for caduceus

  • baton
  • scepter
  • sprig
  • staff
  • stick
  • twig
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How to use caduceus in a sentence

The name of Hermes was chosen because of the supposed magical powers of the god of the caduceus.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
I don't know whether anyone has ever remarked that the caduceus of Mercury represents two serpents coupled.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
She holds in her left hand the caduceus, the winged rod of Mercury, in her right a miniature ship.
HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
And one of them had a petasus and a golden caduceus, and the other had a trumpet.
THE DEIPNOSOPHISTS, OR BANQUET OF THE LEARNED OF ATHENUSATHENUS
It was much later when the big caduceus set into the sidewalk snapped him back to awareness of where he'd traveled.
BADGE OF INFAMYLESTER DEL REY
As messenger of the gods he wears the Petasus and Talaria, and bears in his hand the Caduceus or herald's staff.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROMEE.M. BERENS
He is represented with wings on his sandals and hat, and with the caduceus, a staff entwined with serpents.
THE WORKS OF LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA, V. 4LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA
The crossed swords and caduceus (see Dresden marks) were also used as marks on these.
POTTERY AND PORCELAIN, FROM EARLY TIMES DOWN TO THE PHILADELPHIA EXHIBITION OF 1876CHARLES WYLLYS ELLIOTT
Her particular symbol was a caduceus, a white staff anciently borne by ambassadors when sent to treat of peace.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE
A probe surmounted by a double serpent (caduceus form) was found in the Roman Hospital at Baden.
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS IN GREEK AND ROMAN TIMESJOHN STEWART MILNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CADUCEUS

  • baton
  • caduceus
  • scepter
  • sprig
  • staff
  • stick
  • twig
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