Morpheus (môrˈfēəs) [key], in Greek and Roman mythology, god of dreams. The son of Hypnos (or Somnus), the god of sleep, he brought dreams of human forms. His brothers Phobetor and Phantasos induced dreams of animals and inanimate objects, respectively.

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