from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A monster with 100 heads, thrown by Zeus into Tartarus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A monster with 100 heads.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. According to Hesiod, the son of Typhoeus, and father of the winds, but later identified with him.
- n. A violent whirlwind; a typhoon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A whirl wind.
- n. In Greek myth, a son of Typhoëus, and the father of the winds: later confused with Typhos or Typhoëus.
- n. The Greek name of the Egyptian divinity Set, the personification of the principle of evil.
- n. A large East Indian heron, Ardea sumatrana.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek mythology) a monster with a hundred heads who breathed out flames; son of Typhoeus and father of Cerberus and the Chimera and the Sphinx
Greek Tuphōn.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek Τυφῶν (Tuphon). (Wiktionary)