noun (often initial capital letter)
Origin of kraken
Examples from the Web for kraken
The proposed Titan Mare Explorer (TiME), for example, would place a boat on either Ligeia Mare or Kraken Mare.
In the same place the Kraken is mentioned: he had been visible for nearly a fortnight, but no sailor dared go near him.The Pirate|Sir Walter Scott
Then did I believe that neither kelpie nor kraken had taken my bairns, but Rapp the Rover.The Thirsty Sword|Robert Leighton
It matters no more to me that the world is full of charming girls than that the kraken is still at the bottom of the sea.Phyllis of Philistia|Frank Frankfort Moore
British Dictionary definitions for kraken
Word Origin for kraken
Word Origin and History for kraken
monster of the North Sea, 1755, from Norwegian dialectal krake.