Minotaur vs. Centaur

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Main Difference

The main difference between Minotaur and Centaur is that the Minotaur is a creature of Greek mythology and Centaur is a fictional creature of a combination of a man and a horse.

  • Minotaur (noun)

    A monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man.

  • Minotaur (noun)

    Anything resembling the Greek monster, whether by appearance or by strength

  • Centaur (noun)

    A mythical beast having a horse's body with a man's head and torso in place of the head and neck of the horse.

  • Centaur (noun)

    An icy planetoid that orbits the Sun between Jupiter and Neptune (also capitalised).

  • Centaur (noun)

    A chess-playing team comprising a human player and a computer who work together.

  • Minotaur (noun)

    A fabled monster, half man and half bull, confined in the labyrinth constructed by Dædalus in Crete.

  • Centaur (noun)

    A fabulous being, represented as half man and half horse.

  • Centaur (noun)

    A constellation in the southern heavens between Hydra and the Southern Cross.

Webster Dictionary
  • Minotaur (noun)

    (Greek mythology) a mythical monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man; slain by Theseus

  • Centaur (noun)

    (classical mythology) a mythical being that is half man and half horse

  • Centaur (noun)

    a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross

Princeton's WordNet

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