Laertes

noun
La·​er·​tes | \lā-ˈər-tēz, -ˈer-\

Definition of Laertes 

1 : the father of Odysseus in Greek mythology

2 : the son of Polonius and brother of Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet

First Known Use of Laertes

circa 1565, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Laertes

Latin, from Greek Laertēs

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