marathonian-bull

Marathonian bull

noun Classical Mythology.
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Cretan bull

noun Greek Legend.
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:
1930–35

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