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Noun: Oedipus  e-du-pus or ee-du-pus
  1. (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
    - King Oedipus, Oedipus Rex

Type of: mythical being

Encyclopedia: Oedipus