Typhoeus

noun
Ty·​pho·​eus | \ tī-ˈfō-ˌyüs How to pronounce Typhoeus (audio) , -yəs\

Definition of Typhoeus

: typhon

Other Words from Typhoeus

Typhoean \ tī-​ˈfē-​ən How to pronounce Typhoean (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Typhoeus

circa 1560, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Typhoeus

Latin, from Greek Typhōeus

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