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.]
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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
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