minotaur etymology

English word minotaur comes from Ancient Greek Μίνως, Ancient Greek ταῦρος

Detailed word origin of minotaur

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Μίνως Ancient Greek (grc)
ταῦρος Ancient Greek (grc)
Μινώταυρος Ancient Greek (grc)
minotaur English (eng) (Greek mythology) A monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man.. Anything resembling the Greek monster, whether by appearance or by strength.

Words with the same origin as minotaur

Descendants of Μίνως
Descendants of ταῦρος
taurocolla taurokathapsia tauromachy