euripus

noun eu·ri·pus \yəˈrīpəs\

Definition of euripus

plural

euripi

\-ˌpī\
  1. 1 :  a narrow tract of water where the tide or a current flows and reflows with violence :  strait, channel

  2. 2 :  a condition of rapid or dangerous fluctuation

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Origin and Etymology of euripus

Latin, from Greek euripos


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