Atreus(redirected from Atreidae)
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n. Greek Mythology
A king of Mycenae, brother of Thyestes and father of Agamemnon and Menelaus.
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Mycenae, son of Pelops, father of Agamemnon and Menelaus, and member of the family known as the Atreids (ˈeɪtrɪɪdz)
A•tre•us(ˈeɪ tri əs, ˈeɪ tryus)
a legendary king of Mycenae, the father of Agamemnon and Menelaus.