from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A monster who was half man and half bull, to whom young Athenian men and women were sacrificed in the Cretan labyrinth until Theseus killed him.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A fictional creature, half man and half bull.
- proper n. A minotaur, half man and half bull, who dwelled in the labyrinth in Crete and who was killed by Theseus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fabled monster, half man and half bull, confined in the labyrinth constructed by Dædalus in Crete.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek myth, a monster represented as having a human body and the head of a bull, who was the offspring of Pasiphaë, wife of Minos, and a bull sent by Poseidon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man; slain by Theseus
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Synopsis: A Minotaur partners with a Harlequin; they have a falling out; the Minotaur is blinded, assumes the role of beggar, and depends on his young daughter to guide him.
Minotaur is actually a period piece about Theseus (although he’s called “Theo”), the island of Minos, and the legendary labyrinth.
The myth of the Minotaur is told in voice over (Linda Hunt?
The Minotaur was a novice of arc and swell and dip, a new-minted connoisseur of smooth and tender and sway.
Before all else, the Minotaur was the agent of his own appetite.
Day of the Minotaur was a Christmas present from my friend Jesse.
The Minotaur was a diabolic beast from Greek mythology.
Matthew d'Anconaclaims Harrison Birtwistle's The Minotaur is a chilling masterpiece.
And these youths and maidens were not to meet death merely, nor were they to be reared in slavery they were to be sent that a monster called the Minotaur might devour them.
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