Definition of Alcestis in English:

Alcestis

Syllabification: Al·ces·tis
Pronunciation: /ôlˈsestəs
 
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Greek Mythology
Wife of Admetus, king of Pherae in Thessaly, whose life she saved by consenting to die on his behalf.

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Pronunciation: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
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rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily