Definition of Alcestis
: the wife of Admetus who dies for her husband and is restored to him by Hercules
Origin and Etymology of alcestis
Latin, from Greek Alkēstis
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Alcestis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).