Euroclydon [yo͞o räk′li dän΄, yo͞o räk′lidən]
[Gr(Ec) euroklydōn, prob. in error (as if < euros, east wind + klydōn, wave, billow), for eurakylōn, a northeast wind < euros (see EURUS) + L aquilo, the north (or north-by-east) wind < aquilus, dark, stormy, orig., watery < aqua, water]
1. Bible a stormy northeast wind of the Mediterranean: Acts 27:14
2. any stormy wind

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  • Euroclydon — Eu*roc ly*don, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; ? the southeast wind + ? wave, billow; according to another reading, ?, i. e. a north east wind, as in the Latin Vulgate Euro aquilo.] A tempestuous northeast wind which blows in the Mediterranean. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euroclydon — noun /jʊˈɹɒklɪdən/ A stormy northeasterly wind mentioned in the Bible (Acts 27:14); any rough wind or storm. It stood on a sharp bleak corner, where that tempestuous wind Euroclydon kept up a worse howling than ever it did about poor Pauls tossed …   Wiktionary

  • Euroclydon — # A cyclonic tempestuous northeast wind which blows in the Mediterranean. It is the modern Gregalia (Gregale) or Levanter. # The name of the wind from the Adriatic Gulf, which wrecked Paul of Tarsus s ship on the coast of Malta (Acts 27:14) #… …   Wikipedia

  • Euroclydon — /yoo rok li don , yeuh /, n. gregale. [1605 15; < Gk euroklýdon, equiv. to Eúro(s) EURUS + klýdon wave, surge; cf. klýzein to dash against, wash] * * * …   Universalium

  • Euroclydon —    South east billow, the name of the wind which blew in the Adriatic Gulf, and which struck the ship in which Paul was wrecked on the coast of Malta (Acts 27:14; R.V., Euraquilo, i.e., north east wind). It is called a tempestuous wind, i.e., as… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • euroclydon — eu·roc·ly·don …   English syllables

  • Euroclydon — /juˈrɒklədɒn/ (say yooh rokluhdon) noun 1. a stormy north east or north north east wind that occurs in the eastern Mediterranean. 2. any stormy wind. {Greek euroklydōn} …  

  • euroclydon — yəˈräkləˌdän noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Greek euroklydōn, MS variant (in Acts 27:14) of eurakylōn, from eur (from euros east wind) + (assumed) Greek akylōn north wind, from Latin aquilo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Euroclydon — noun see gregale …   Useful english dictionary

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