Typhoeus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Typhōeus Date: circa 1560 TyphonTyphoean adjective

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  • TYPHOEUS — Gigas Terrae et Titani fil. quem illa Iovi irata in perniciem caelestium fertur edidisle. Virg. l. 1. Georg. v. 279. Tum partu terra nesando Caeumque Iapetumque creat, saevumque Typhoea. Huius manus robustae, pedes indefessi erant ac serpentini,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Typhoeus — [tī fō′ē əs, tī fō′yo͞os΄; tīfē′əs] n. 〚L < Gr Typhōeus〛 Gr. Myth. a monster with a hundred heads, killed by Zeus Typhoean [tīfō′ē ən, tīfē′ən] adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • Typhoeus — [tī fō′ē əs, tī fō′yo͞os΄; tīfē′əs] n. [L < Gr Typhōeus] Gr. Myth. a monster with a hundred heads, killed by Zeus Typhoean [tīfō′ē ən, tīfē′ən] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Typhoeus — noun (Greek mythology) son of Gaea and Tartarus who created the whirlwinds; had a terrifying voice and 100 dragon heads that spurted fire • Topics: ↑Greek mythology • Hypernyms: ↑mythical monster, ↑mythical creature * * * Typhoeus /tī fōˈyəs, tī… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Typhoeus — Zeus schleudert einen Blitz gegen Typhon, schwarzfigurige Hydria, um 550 v. Chr., Staatliche Antikensammlungen (Inv. 596) Typhon (auch Typhoeus, Typhón) ist als Sohn der Gaia und Tartaros eine Gest …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Typhoeus —    From Greek mythology, this fire breathing dragon had one hundred heads, and never rested. Killed by Zeus in the battle against the Titans, its body is buried under Mt. Etna in Sicily …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Typhoeus typhoeus — Stierkäfer Stierkäfer (Typhaeus typhoeus), ♂ Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Typhaeus typhoeus — Stierkäfer Stierkäfer (Typhaeus typhoeus), ♂ Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Typhaeus typhoeus —   Typhaeus typhoeus Clasificación científica Reino …   Wikipedia Español

  • ТИФОН, ТИФОЕЙ — •Typhōeus, Typhon, Τυφωεύς, Τυφώς, Τυφάων, Τυφω̃ν, страшное чудовище первобытного времени, принимаемое за олицетворение… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

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