Charybdis

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Charybdis \Cha*ryb"dis\, noun [L., Gr. cha'rybdis.] A dangerous whirlpool on the coast of Sicily opposite Scylla on the Italian coast. It is personified as a female monster. See {Scylla}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Charybdis

noun

1: (Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla


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