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χάρυβδις [α^], εως, Ion. ιος, ,
A.Charybdis, a whirlpool on the coast of Sicily, opposite Scylla, Od.12.104, E.Tr.436, Th.4.24, Str.6.2. 3.
2. generally, whirlpool, gulf,πάντα μίαν ἱκνεῖται χ.Simon.38, cf. E.Supp.500, Str.6.2.9.
3. metaph. of a rapacious person, “χ. ἁρπαγῆςAr.Eq.248 (troch.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 248
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 500
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 436
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.104
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.24
    • Strabo, Geography, 3
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.2
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.2.9
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