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[al-kath-oh-uh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a son of Pelops and Hippodamia who married Euachme and became king of Megara.
  2. (in the Iliad) a Trojan chieftain slain by Idomeneus.
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Historical Examples of alcathous

  • The Megarensian maidens presented them to Sphinoe, daughter of Alcathous, who died a virgin.

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  • Idomeneus slays Alcathous, over whose body a sharp contest ensues.