[ uh-lek-si-key-kuhs ]
/ əˌlɛk sɪˈkeɪ kəs /
noun Classical Mythology.
an epithet of Apollo, meaning “averter of evil,” in reference to his dispelling a plague that afflicted the Athenian forces in the Peloponnesian War.
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