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Euʹrus (2 syl.)

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The east wind. So called, says Buttmann, from eös, the east. Probably it is eos eruʹo, drawn from the east. Ovid confirms this etymology: “Vires capit Eurus ab ortu.” Breman says it is a corruption of εωρoζ.

“While southern gales or western oceans roll,

And Eurus steals his ice-winds from the pole.”


Darwin: Economy of Vegetation, canto vi.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Eugubine Tables
Eulalie (St.)
Eulen-spiegel (Thyl)
Eumæos
Eumenides [the good-tempered goddesses]
Eumnestes [Memory]
Eunomians
Eupatridæ
Euphemisms
Eureka
Eurus
Eurydicē
Eustathians
Eutychians
Euxine Sea (The)
Evangelic Doctor (The)
Evangeline.
Evangelist
Evangelists
Evans (Sir Hugh)
Evans (William)

See Also:

Eurus