Minotaur

['mɪnətɔ:, 'mʌɪ-]
noun Greek Mythology a creature who was half-man and half-bull, kept in a labyrinth on Crete by king Minos and killed by Theseus.
Origin
from OFr., via L. from Gk Minōtauros, lit. 'bull of Minos'.

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