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Meaning of MINOTAUR

Pronunciation:  'minu`tor

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man; slain by Theseus

MINOTAUR is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: mythical creature, mythical monster



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Min"o*taur\, n. [L. Minotaurus, Gr. ?; Mi`nos, the
husband of Pasipha["e] + tay^ros a bull, the Minotaur being
the offspring of Pasipha["e] and a bull: cf. F. minotaure.]
(Class. Myth.)
A fabled monster, half man and half bull, confined in the
labyrinth constructed by D[ae]dalus in Crete.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a minotaur in your dream indicates a union between your intelligence and powerful instincts. A situation in your waking life may be larger than you can handle. You are feeling overwhelmed.