HyperDic: charybdis

English > 1 sense of the word Charybdis:
NOUNeventCharybdis(Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla
English > Charybdis: 1 sense > noun 1, event
Meaning(Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Broaderwhirlpool, vortex, maelstromA powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
SpanishCaribdis

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