Eu*ri"pus (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ; well + a rushing motion.]

A strait; a narrow tract of water, where the tide, or a current, flows and reflows with violence, as the ancient fright of this name between Euboea and Boeotia. Hence, a flux and reflux.



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