from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A king of Crete, the son of Zeus and Europa, who was made one of the three judges in the underworld after his death.
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- proper n. The mythical king of Crete and the son of Zeus and Europa.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A king and lawgiver of Crete, fabled to be the son of Jupiter and Europa. After death he was made a judge in the Lower Regions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. son of Zeus and Europa; king of ancient Crete; ordered Daedalus to build the labyrinth; after death Minos became a judge in the underworld
From Ancient Greek Μίνως (Mīnōs). (Wiktionary)