Am·​phit·​ry·​on am-ˈfi-trē-ən How to pronounce Amphitryon (audio)
: the husband of Alcmene

Word History


Greek Amphitryōn

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amphitryon was in 1567

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“Amphitryon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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