Alcmene

or Alk·me·ne, Alc·me·na

[ alk-mee-nee ]
/ ælkˈmi ni /

noun Classical Mythology.

the mother of Hercules by Zeus, who had assumed the form of Amphitryon, her husband.

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Alcmene
/ (ælkˈmiːnɪ) /

noun

Greek myth the mother of Hercules by Zeus who visited her in the guise of her husband, Amphitryon
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