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Alcestis

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noun Al·ces·tis \al-ˈses-təs\

Definition of Alcestis

  1. :  the wife of Admetus who dies for her husband and is restored to him by Hercules



Origin of alcestis

Latin, from Greek Alkēstis


First Known Use: 14th century

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