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Oedipus

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noun Oe·di·pus \ˈe-də-pəs, ˈē-\

Definition of Oedipus

  1. :  the son of Laius and Jocasta who in fulfillment of an oracle unknowingly kills his father and marries his mother

Origin and Etymology of oedipus

Latin, from Greek Oidipous


First Known Use: 15th century

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Oedipus

adjective Oe·di·pus

Definition of Oedipus

  1. :  oedipal

1910

First Known Use of oedipus

1910


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Oedipus

adjective Oe·di·pus

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Oedipus

noun Oe·di·pus

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