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Definition of the noun Alcmene

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Alcmene is a genus of Annonaceae.


  1. Alcmene: In Greek mythology, Alcmene or Alcmena was the wife of Amphitryon and mother, by Zeus, of Heracles. She was also the mother by Amphitryon of Iphicles and Laonome.
  2. Alcmene is the fictional representation from Greek mythology of Hercules's mother.

Phrases with Alcmene

  1. Alcmene tobagensis
  2. species Alcmene tobagensis
  3. genus Alcmene
  4. Arsenura Alcmene
  5. Calliclava Alcmene
  6. Hypolimnas Alcmene
  7. Species Hypolimnas Alcmene

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Google previewThe Chautauquan (1897)

by Theodore L. Flood, Frank Chapin Bray

As in the Greek myth it is Jupiter who is trying to usurp the husband's place, but Alcmene is a true and devoted wife and the god is finally obliged to go back to Olympus and leave home-keeping folks alone. Psyche", of the play begun and ...

Google previewGardeners' Chronicle of America (1921)

Alcmene is a carmine-red ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology (1998)

by Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Eventually Alcmene bore twin sons, Heracles, the son of Zeus, and Iphicles, Amphitryon's son, who was one ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3M3E1N1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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