noun Ti·re·si·as \tī-ˈrē-sē-əs, -zē-\

Definition of Tiresias

  1. :  a blind seer of Thebes who in one Greek myth is changed into a woman for several years and then changed back to a man

Origin and Etymology of tiresias

Latin, from Greek Teiresias

First Known Use: 14th century

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