Minotaur: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (min'u-tôr"), [key]
- a monster, the offspring of Pasiphaë and the Cretan bull, that had the head of a bull on the body of a man: housed in the Cretan Labyrinth, it was fed on human flesh until Theseus, helped by Ariadne, killed it.
- any person or thing that devours or destroys.
- minotaur (Thesaurus)