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  • n. Greek Mythology A blind soothsayer of Thebes.

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  • proper n. A long-lived blind soothsayer who participated over seven generations in the legendary history of (the Greek city) Thebes, noted also for being transformed into a woman for seven years, so being symbolic of androgyny.

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  • n. (Greek mythology) the blind prophet of Thebes who revealed to Oedipus that Oedipus had murdered his father and married his mother

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Transliteration of Ancient Greek Τειρεσίας.

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