a strait, especially one in which the flow of water is violent.
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How to use euripus in a sentence
It is said by some that he there died of vexation because he could not discover the cause of the flux and reflux of the euripus.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 | Various
Euploea rhadamanthus also serves as a model for one of the several forms of female of the Nymphaline species euripus halitherses.Mimicry in Butterflies | Reginald Crundall Punnett
Near it is the Chalcidic euripus, to which, from Sunium, are 70 stadia.
Salganeus is a place situated near the euripus, upon a height.
A town in Eubœa on the strait of the euripus which separates the island of Eubœa from the mainland.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II | Aubrey Stewart & George Long
British Dictionary definitions for euripus
a strait or channel with a strong current or tide
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