Meaning of MIDAS in English

/muy"deuhs/ , n.

1. Class. Myth. 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.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .