Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

typhon

[tahy-fon] /ˈtaɪ fɒn/
noun, Nautical.
1.
a signal horn operated by compressed air or steam.
Origin of typhon
apparently after Typhon, mythical monster associated with tempests
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for typhon
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for typhon

Typhon

/ˈtaɪfɒn/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a monster and one of the whirlwinds: later confused with his father Typhoeus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for typhon

Word Value for typhon

14
14
Scrabble Words With Friends