Eteocles[ē tē′ə klēz′]
Eteocles definition by Webster's New World
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Gr. Myth. a son of Oedipus and Jocasta
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Eteoklēs
Eteocles definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Greek Mythology
A son of Oedipus and Jocasta who agreed to reign in Thebes in alternating years with his brother, Polynices, but refused to resign after the first year.