Definition of Charybdis
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LEM
Charybdis, Charybdis
χάρυβδις
noun (f., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. a whirlpool between Italy and Sicily, personified as a female monster
  2. [figuratively] a destroyer
Abbreviations
Charybdis is (acc. im or in, abl. ī), f, xa/rubdis, a whirlpool between Italy and Sicily, personified as a female monster, Iu.: implacata, V.

—Fig., a destroyer: bonorum, C., H.
 
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