Pronunciation: (an-droj'ē-us, -yOOs), [key]
—n. Class. Myth.
a son of Minos and Pasiphaë who fell victim to Athenian King Aegeus: in revenge, Minos waged war on the Athenians and forced them to send a tribute of seven maidens and seven youths to the Minotaur every nine years.
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