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Word origin of 'Euroclydon'
, prob. in error (as if < euros
, east wind + klydōn
, wave, billow), for eurakylōn
, a northeast wind < euros
) + L aquilo
, the north (or north-by-east) wind < aquilus
, dark, stormy, orig., watery < aqua