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The fabled king of Phrygia to whom Dionysus gave the power of turning to gold all that he touched.
[Latin Midās, from Greek.]
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek legend a king of Phrygia given the power by Dionysus of turning everything he touched to gold
2. the Midas touch ability to make money
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a legendary Phrygian king endowed by Dionysus with the power to turn whatever he touched into gold.
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|Noun||1.||Midas - (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold|
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