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Laertes

[ley-ur-teez, -air-] /leɪˈɜr tiz, -ˈɛər-/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
the father of Odysseus.
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Laertes

/leɪˈɜːtiːz/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the father of Odysseus
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Word Origin and History for Laertes

king of Ithaca, father of Odysseus, Greek, literally "gatherer of the people," from laos "people" (see lay (adj.)) + eirein "to fasten together."

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