euripus

noun

eu·​ri·​pus
yəˈrīpəs
plural euripi
-ˌpī
1
: a narrow tract of water where the tide or a current flows and reflows with violence : strait, channel
2
: a condition of rapid or dangerous fluctuation

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek euripos

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“Euripus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euripus. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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