[yoo-rahy-puhs, yuh-]
noun, plural euripi [yoo-rahy-pahy, yuh-] .
a strait, especially one in which the flow of water is violent.

1595–1605; < Latin eurīpus < Greek eúrīpos (applied especially to the strait between Euboea and Boeotia, equivalent to eu- eu- + -rīpos rusher, akin to rhīpḗ rush Unabridged
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euripus (jʊˈraɪpəs)
n , pl -pi
a strait or channel with a strong current or tide
[C17: from Latin, from Greek Euripos the strait between Boeotia and Euboea, from ripē force, rush]

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