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[ley-uh s, ley-ee-uh s] /ˈleɪ əs, ˈleɪ i əs/

noun, Classical Mythology.
a king of Thebes, the husband of Jocasta and father of Oedipus: unwittingly killed by Oedipus.
(Greek myth) a king of Thebes, killed by his son Oedipus, who did not know of their relationship


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