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eu·ri·pus

 (yo͝o-rī′pəs)
n. pl. eu·ri·pi (-pī′)
A sea channel characterized by turbulent and unpredictable currents.

[Latin eurīpus, from Greek eurīpos : eu-, eu- + rhīpē, rush (from rhīptein, to throw).]

euripus

(jʊˈraɪpəs)
n, pl -pi (-paɪ)
(Physical Geography) 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]