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Syllabification: Min·o·taur
Pronunciation: /ˈminəˌtôr, ˈmī-
Greek Mythology

Definition of Minotaur in English:

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.


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

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