Typhon

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Ty·phon

 (tī′fŏn′)
n. Greek Mythology
A monster with 100 heads, thrown by Zeus into Tartarus.

[Greek Tuphōn; see dheub- in Indo-European roots.]

Typhon

(ˈtaɪfɒn)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a monster and one of the whirlwinds: later confused with his father Typhoeus
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Noun1.Typhon - (Greek mythology) a monster with a hundred heads who breathed out flamesTyphon - (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 mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
References in classic literature ?
After various wanderings the god comes to Telphus, near Haliartus, but is dissuaded by the nymph of the place from settling there and urged to go on to Pytho where, after slaying the she-dragon who nursed Typhaon, he builds his temple.
Typhon or Typhaon or TyphoeusIn Greek mythology, youngest son of Gaea (Earth) and Tartarus (of the nether world).