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Charybdis

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

Definition of Charybdis

  1. :  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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