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n. Greek Mythology
A king of Thebes who was mistakenly killed by his own son, Oedipus.


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Thebes, killed by his son Oedipus, who did not know of their relationship


(ˈleɪ əs, ˈleɪ i əs)

a legendary king of Thebes, the husband of Jocasta and father of Oedipus.
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Noun1.Laius - (Greek mythology) king of Thebes who was unwittingly killed by his son Oedipus
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