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typhon

[ tahy-fon ]
/ ˈtaɪ fɒn /
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noun Nautical.
a signal horn operated by compressed air or steam.
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Origin of typhon

Apparently after Typhon, mythical monster associated with tempests
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British Dictionary definitions for typhon

Typhon
/ (ˈtaɪfɒn) /

noun
Greek myth a monster and one of the whirlwinds: later confused with his father Typhoeus
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