Admetus

noun
Ad·​me·​tus | \ad-ˈmē-təs \

Definition of Admetus 

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

First Known Use of Admetus

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Admetus

Latin, from Greek Admētos

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