Definition of Minotaur in English:

Minotaur

Line breaks: Mino|taur
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnətɔː
 
, ˈmʌɪ-/
Greek Mythology
  • A creature who was half-man and half-bull, the offspring of Pasiphaë and a bull with which she fell in love. Confined in Crete in a labyrinth made by Daedalus and fed on human flesh, it was eventually slain by Theseus.

Origin

from Old French, via Latin from Greek Minōtauros, from Minōs (see Minos) + tauros 'bull'.

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