Alpheus Definition

ăl-fēəs
noun
A river god who pursues the nymph Arethusa until she is changed into a stream by Artemis.
Webster's New World
pronoun

(Greek mythology) The god/personification of the afore-mentioned river Alpheus.

Wiktionary

(Greek mythology) One of the hell rivers in Hades.

Wiktionary
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A river of the Peloponnesus in southern Greece flowing about 115 km (70 mi) to the Ionian Sea.
American Heritage

Origin of Alpheus

  • From Ancient Greek Αλφειος (Alpheios, literally “Whitish”).

    From Wiktionary

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