HyperDic: scylla

English > 1 sense of the word Scylla:
NOUNperson Scylla(Greek mythology) a sea nymph transformed into a sea monster who lived on one side of a narrow strait
Scylla > pronunciation
Soundssih'lah
RhymesAbila ... Zola: 109 rhymes with lah...
English > Scylla: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) a sea nymph transformed into a sea monster who lived on one side of a narrow strait; drowned and devoured sailors who tried to escape Charybdis (a whirlpool) on the other side of the strait.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofmythical beingAn imaginary being of myth or fable
CatalanEscil·la

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