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Euroclydon

[yoo-rok-li-don, yuh-] /yʊˈrɒk lɪˌdɒn, yə-/
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1.
Origin of Euroclydon
1605-1615
1605-15; < Greek euroklýdōn, equivalent to Eúro(s) Eurus + klýdōn wave, surge; compare klýzein to dash against, wash
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Euroclydon

/jʊˈrɒklɪˌdɒn/
noun
1.
a stormy wind from the north or northeast that occurs in the Levant, which caused the ship in which St Paul was travelling to be wrecked (Acts 27:14)
2.
any stormy wind
Word Origin
C17: from Greek eurokludōn, from EurosEurus + Greek akulōn (unattested) north wind, from Latin aquilō
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