Pasiphaë

noun
Pa·​siph·​aë | \ pə-ˈsi-fə-ˌē How to pronounce Pasiphaë (audio) \

Definition of Pasiphaë

: the wife of Minos and mother of the Minotaur by a white bull

First Known Use of Pasiphaë

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pasiphaë

Latin, from Greek Pasiphaē

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“Pasiphaë.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pasipha%C3%AB. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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