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Admetus

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noun Ad·me·tus \ad-ˈmē-təs\

Definition of Admetus

  1. :  a king of Pherae who is saved by Apollo from his fated death when his wife Alcestis offers to die in his place



Origin and Etymology of admetus

Latin, from Greek Admētos


First Known Use: 1567


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