noun \ˈsi-lə\

Definition of SCYLLA

:  a nymph changed into a monster in Greek mythology who terrorizes mariners in the Strait of Messina
between Scylla and Charybdis
:  between two equally hazardous alternatives

Origin of SCYLLA

Latin, from Greek Skyllē
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with SCYLLA


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