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The Roman name for the Greek Hermes, the son of Jupiter and Maia, the messenger of the gods, the patron of merchants and travellers, and the conductor of the souls of the dead to the nether world.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Mercury'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/mercury.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.