[ mahy-nuhs, -nos ]
/ ˈmaɪ nəs, -nɒs /
noun Classical Mythology.
a king of Crete: he ordered Daedalus to build the Labyrinth.
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Words nearby Minos
, minor tenace
, minor term
, minor tranquilizer
, minor triad
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How to use Minos in a sentence
Later, when the snow-tunnel system came into vogue, the place became another Labyrinth of Minos.
The kindly sea-god sent a splendid offering, but when Minos saw the bull's size and beauty, he resolved to keep it.
The next labor that was assigned to the hero was218 the capture of a mad bull given by Neptune to King Minos.
Although Minos was very wise, he had a subject named Dæd´a-lus who was even wiser than he.
British Dictionary definitions for Minos
Greek myth a king of Crete for whom Daedalus built the Labyrinth to contain the Minotaur
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