Definition of Minotaur
: a monster shaped half like a man and half like a bull, confined in the labyrinth built by Daedalus for Minos, and given a periodic tribute of youths and maidens as food until slain by Theseus
Origin and Etymology of minotaur
Middle English, from Latin Minotaurus, from Greek Minōtauros, from Minōs + tauros bull
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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