Cretan bull(redirected from Cretan-bull)
Cretan bull,in Greek mythology, giant bull that Hercules captured as his seventh labor. Some versions of the legend state that this bull was the same one that carried Europa to Crete; others claim that it was the beautiful white bull loved by Pasiphaë.
sacred to Poseidon; sent to Minos. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 68]
savage bull caught by Hercules as seventh Labor. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Hall, 149]