noun La·er·tes \lā-ˈər-tēz, -ˈer-\

Definition of LAERTES

:  the father of Odysseus in Greek mythology
:  the son of Polonius and brother of Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet

Origin of LAERTES

Latin, from Greek Laertēs
First Known Use: circa 1565


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