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typhoon cyclonic storm in the China seas. XVI. — Chinese tai fung, dial. vars. of ta big, fêng wind. Earlier †tuffoon (XVII), identified in form with †touffon (XVI), †tuffon (XVII) violent storm in India — Pg. tufāo — Hind. (— Arab.) ṭūfān hurricane, tornado, beside which there was a contemp. †typhon (XVI) — L. tȳphōn — Gr. tūphôn, rel. to túphein (see next).

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typhoon

ty·phoon / tīˈfoōn/ • n. a tropical storm in the region of the Indian or western Pacific oceans. DERIVATIVES: ty·phon·ic / -ˈfänik/ adj.

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typhoon

typhoon Name given in the Pacific Ocean to a hurricane, a violent tropical cyclonic storm.

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typhoon

typhoon The name given to a tropical cyclone that forms over the Pacific and China Seas.

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typhoon

typhoon The name given to a tropical cyclone that forms over the Pacific and China Seas.

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typhoon

typhoon: see hurricane.

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