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Minotaur, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMinotaur, thethe MinotaurMin‧o‧taur, the /ˈmɪnətɔː, ˈmaɪ- $ tɔːr/  in ancient Greek stories, a creature which was half a man and half a bull (=a male cow), which was kept in a labyrinth (=a complicated network of paths which it is difficult to find your way out of) and was given young men and women to eat. It was killed by theseus.
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