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Marathonian bull

noun, Classical Mythology

Cretan bull

noun, Greek Legend.
1.
a savage bull, captured on Crete by Hercules and allowed to roam near Marathon in Greece until captured by Theseus.
Also called Marathonian bull.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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