Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[mahy-nuh s, -nos] /ˈmaɪ nəs, -nɒs/

noun, Classical Mythology.
a king of Crete: he ordered Daedalus to build the Labyrinth.
[mee-nyaw] /ˈmi nyɔ/
(Greek myth) a king of Crete for whom Daedalus built the Labyrinth to contain the Minotaur
/Spanish ˈmiɲo/
a river in SW Europe, rising in NW Spain and flowing southwest (as part of the border between Spain and Portugal) to the Atlantic. Length: 338 km (210 miles) Portuguese name Minho


Read Also:

  • Minor-triad

    noun, Music. 1. a triad consisting in root position of a root tone with a minor third and a perfect fifth above.

  • Minot

    [mahy-nuh t] /ˈmaɪ nət/ noun 1. George Richards [rich-erdz] /ˈrɪtʃ ərdz/ (Show IPA), 1885–1950, U.S. physician: Nobel prize 1934. 2. a city in N North Dakota. Minot Mi·not (mī’nət), George Richards. 1885-1950. American physician. He shared a 1934 Nobel Prize for discovering that a diet of liver relieves anemia.

  • Minotaur

    [min-uh-tawr] /ˈmɪn əˌtɔr/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a monster, the offspring of Pasiphaë and the Cretan bull, that had the head of a bull on the body of a man: housed in the Cretan Labyrinth, it was fed on human flesh until Theseus, helped by Ariadne, killed it. 2. any person or thing that devours […]

  • Minoxidil

    [mi-nok-si-dil] /mɪˈnɒk sɪˌdɪl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a potent peripheral vasodilator, C 23 H 27 N, used in the treatment of severe hypertension, also applied topically to promote hair growth in some types of baldness.

Disclaimer: Minos definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.