You searched for: “hermeneutic
hermeneutic (adjective), more hermeneutic, most hermeneutic
1. A reference to that which is explanatory: The hermeneutic theologian, Mr. Henderson, was interpreting passages from a sacred book.
2. Etymology: from Greek hermeneutikos, "of interpreting"; from hermeneuein, "to interpret"; and from hermeneus, "interpreter" all of which are "based on Hermes in Greek mythology, who served as a messenger and herald for other gods, and who himself was the god of eloquence, commerce, invention, cunning, and theft."
This entry is located in the following unit: herm-, herme- (page 1)