minotaur

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μινώταυρος (Minṓtauros), from Μίνως (Mínōs, king of Crete) + ταῦρος (taûros, bull).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪnɵˌtɔː(ɹ)/, /ˈmaɪnɵˌtɔː(ɹ)/
  • (US, Canada, also) IPA(key): /ˈmɪnɵˌtɑɹ/, /ˈmaɪnɵˌtɑɹ/

Noun[edit]

minotaur (plural minotaurs)

  1. (Greek mythology) A monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man.
  2. Anything resembling the Greek monster, whether by appearance or by strength

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