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Esculaʹpios (Latin, Esculapius)

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A disciple of Esculapius means a medical student. Esculaʹpian, medical. Esculaʹpios, in Homer, is a “blameless physician,” whose sons were the medical attendants of the Greek army. Subsequently, he was held to be the “god of the medical art.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Erostratus
Erra-Pater
Erse
Erudite
Erythreos
Erythynus
Escapade
Esclandre
Escuage
Esculapios (Latin, Esculapius)
Escurial
Escutcheon of Pretence (An)
Esingæ
Esmond (Henry)
Esoteric (Greek, those within)
Espiet (Es-pe-a)
Esplandian
Esprit de Corps
Esprit Follet
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