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Minyas

[min-ee-uh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a king of Orchomenus, famed for his wealth.
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  • Minyas occurs in southwestern Texas, and thence southward to Brazil.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • "Read the metamorphoses of the daughters of Minyas," said the vicar.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)

    Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

  • The daughters of Minyas, in alarm, drew lots to determine which of them should sacrifice a victim to the god.

  • Minyas is pelagic; it has a float at one end, and by means of its tentacles swims about freely.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide

    Augusta Foote Arnold