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1. Greek Mythology The wife of Minos and mother, by a white bull, of the Minotaur.
2. A satellite of Jupiter.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the wife of Minos and mother (by a bull) of the Minotaur
(Astronomy) astronomy a small outer satellite of the planet Jupiter
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the wife of Minos, mother of Ariadne, and mother of the Minotaur by a white bull.
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