Eteocles[ē tē′ə klēz′]
Gr. Myth. a son of Oedipus and Jocasta
Origin of EteoclesClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Eteoklēs
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.