Definition of


  1. (noun, person) (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man; slain by Theseus

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Alternate forms of Minotaur

Hypernyms: mythical creature, mythical monster

Origin of the word Minotaur

  1. c.1385, from Gk. minotauros, from Minos, king of Crete + tauros "bull." A flesh-eating monster half man, half bull, son of Pasiph?, wife of Minos, and a bull. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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