Definition of Euroclydon in English:

Euroclydon

noun

  • In the Bible (Acts 27:14): a stormy, north-easterly wind encountered by St Paul on his journey to Rome. Hence allusively: any stormy wind or gale.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in The Bible and Holy Scriptures. From Hellenistic Greek εὐροκλύδων from ancient Greek εὖρος east wind + κλύδων wave, billow.

Pronunciation

Euroclydon

/jʊˈrɒklɪdən//jʊˈrɒklɪdɒn/