Pronunciation: (ō-dis'ē-us, ō-dis'yOOs), [key]
—n. Class. Myth.
king of Ithaca; son of Laertes; one of the heroes of the Iliad and protagonist of the Odyssey: shrewdest of the Greek leaders in the Trojan War. Latin, Ulysses.
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