variants or less commonly typhonic
often capitalized
: of, relating to, or resembling the monster Typhon of ancient mythology or the Egyptian god Set
the gazelle is a typhonian symbol in Egyptian art

Word History


Latin Typhon, monster of Greek mythology identified with the Egyptian god Set (from Greek Typhōn) + English -ian, -ic

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“Typhonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typhonian. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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