Gr. Myth. the mother of Hercules by Zeus, who seduces her by appearing in the likeness of her husband, Amphitryon
Origin of AlcmeneClassical Latin from Classical Greek Alkm?n?
Amphitryon's wife, who gave birth to Hercules after being seduced by Zeus.
From Latin Alcmēnē, from Ancient Greek Ἀλκμήνη (Alkmēnē)