Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MURK-yə-ree(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Latin Mercurius, probably derived from Latin mercari "to trade" or merces "wages". This was the name of the Roman god of trade, merchants, and travellers, later equated with the Greek god Hermes. This is also the name of the first planet in the solar system and a metallic chemical element, both named for the god.

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Other Languages & CulturesMercurio(Italian)

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Mercury by Peter Paul Rubens (1638)Mercury by Peter Paul Rubens (1638)


Entry updated February 28, 2019