Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Trismegis’tus [thrice greatest].

 Tripos.Tristram (Sir), 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Trismegis’tus [thrice greatest].
Herm, the Egyptian philosopher, or Thoth, councillor of Osi’ris, King of Egypt, to whom is attributed a host of inventions—amongst others the art of writing in hieroglyphics, the first code of Egyptian laws, harmony, astrology, the lute and lyre, magic, and all mysterious sciences.   1

 Tripos.Tristram (Sir), 

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