or Alk·me·ne, Alc·me·na

noun Classical Mythology.
  1. the mother of Hercules by Zeus, who had assumed the form of Amphitryon, her husband. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for alkmene

Historical Examples of alkmene

British Dictionary definitions for alkmene


  1. Greek myth the mother of Hercules by Zeus who visited her in the guise of her husband, Amphitryon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012