euripus

noun
eu·​ri·​pus | \ yəˈrīpəs \
plural euripi\ -​ˌpī \

Definition of euripus

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

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History and Etymology for euripus

Latin, from Greek euripos

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“Euripus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euripus. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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