Euripus meaning

yo͝o-rī'pəs
A sea channel characterized by turbulent and unpredictable currents.
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A strait or channel with a violent current or tide.
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A strait; a narrow tract of water, where the tide or a current flows and reflows with violence, like the ancient firth of this name between Eubaea and Baeotia.
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(by extension) A flux and reflux.

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Origin of euripus

  • Latin eurīpus from Greek eurīpos eu- eu- rhīpē rush (from rhīptein to throw)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Latin, from Ancient Greek εὔριπος (euripos); from εὖ (eu, “well”) + ῥιπή (ripē, “rushing motion”).
    From Wiktionary