Laius

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noun La·ius \ˈlā-əs, ˈlī-əs\

Definition of Laius

  1. :  a king of Thebes slain by his son Oedipus in fulfillment of an oracle

Origin and Etymology of laius

Latin, from Greek Laïos


First Known Use: 1573


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