Hēro, ūs, f., = *(hrw/. I.A priestess of Aphrodite, in Sestos, beloved by Leander of Abydos, who repeatedly swam to her across the Hellespont, but at length was drowned, Ov. H. 18 and 19; id. Am. 2, 16, 31.—B. Deriv.: Hērōus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Hero: turres, Luc. 9, 955.—II.One of the Danaïdes, Hyg. Fab. 170.—III.A daughter of Priam, Hyg. Fab. 90.