Meaning of MIDAS in English

Mi ‧ das, King /ˈmaɪdəs/ BrE AmE

in ancient Greek stories, a king who was given the power to change everything he touched into gold. He soon realized this would not bring him happiness, when he found that even his food and drink changed into gold as soon as he touched them.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.