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Oed·i·pus

 (ĕd′ə-pəs, ē′də-)
n. Greek Mythology
A son of Laius and Jocasta, who was abandoned at birth and unwittingly killed his father and then married his mother.

[Latin, from Greek Oidipous : oidein, to swell + pous, foot; see octopus.]
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Oedipus

(ˈiːdɪpəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the son of Laius and Jocasta, the king and queen of Thebes, who killed his father, being unaware of his identity, and unwittingly married his mother, by whom he had four children. When the truth was revealed, he put out his eyes and Jocasta killed herself
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Oed•i•pus

(ˈɛd ə pəs, ˈi də-)

n.
a legendary king of Thebes, the son of Laius and Jocasta, who fulfilled a prophecy made at his birth by unwittingly killing his father and marrying his mother.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oedipus - (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother JocastaOedipus - (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Translations

Oedipus

[ˈiːdɪpəs]
A. NEdipo
B. CPD Oedipus complex N (Psych) → complejo m de Edipo
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Oedipus

nÖdipus m
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Oedipus

[ˈiːdɪpəs] nEdipo
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Still only a six-year-old, Oedipe promises further improvement and Henderson is happy to send him for the Hennessy without a run as the gelding reportedly comes to hand quickly.
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L'OEdipe romantique: le jeune homme, le desir et l'histoire en 1830.
Comme cadre et moteur d'action, elle remonte, pour ne retenir que les reperes les plus evidents, a Sophocle et a sa tragedie OEdipe roi.
BLACK HILLS - was always going to be more suited by trying handicaps rather than straight novice chases and should be able to pick one up soon based on his runner-up effort to handicap snip Oedipe at Kempton.
"'Oedipe mal entendu': Langage et reconnaissance dans Le Malentendu de Camus." French Review 70.3 (1997): 427-38.
Fumaroli sees Pierre Corneille, at least up to his Oedipe in 1661, as harking back to a more aristocratic, and therefore less ordered state, allowing more freedom to its intellectuals and writers.