Meaning of Midas

Mi•das

Pronunciation: (mī'dus), [key]
— n.
  1. a Phrygian king, son of Gordius, who was given by Dionysus the power of turning whatever he touched into gold.
  2. a person of great wealth or great moneymaking ability.
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