Meaning of Alexicacus

A•lex•i•ca•cus

Pronunciation: (u-lek"si-kā'kus), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. an epithet of Apollo, meaning “averter of evil,” in reference to his dispelling a plague that afflicted the Athenian forces in the Peloponnesian War.
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