[ al-kath-oh-uh s ]
/ ælˈkæθ oʊ əs /
noun Classical Mythology.
a son of Pelops and Hippodamia who married Euachme and became king of Megara.
(in the Iliad) a Trojan chieftain slain by Idomeneus.
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Example sentences from the Web for alcathous
The Megarensian maidens presented them to Sphinoe, daughter of Alcathous, who died a virgin.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
Idomeneus slays Alcathous, over whose body a sharp contest ensues.