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Laius

[ley-uh s, ley-ee-uh s] /ˈleɪ əs, ˈleɪ i əs/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a king of Thebes, the husband of Jocasta and father of Oedipus: unwittingly killed by Oedipus.
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Laius

/ˈlaɪəs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a king of Thebes, killed by his son Oedipus, who did not know of their relationship
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