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Charybdis

noun Cha·ryb·dis \kə-ˈrib-dəs also shə- or chə-\

Definition of CHARYBDIS

:  a whirlpool off the coast of Sicily personified in Greek mythology as a female monster — compare scylla

Origin of CHARYBDIS

Latin, from Greek
First Known Use: 1511

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