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Charybdis

Charybdis (kərĬb´dĬs), in Greek mythology, a female monster. Because she stole Hercules' cattle, Zeus hurled her into the sea. There she lay under rocks across from Scylla and sucked in and spewed out huge amounts of water, creating a whirlpool.

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Charybdis

Charybdis In Greek mythology, a female monster of the Straits of Messina, opposite Scylla. Daughter of Poseidon and Gaea, Zeus hurled her into the sea for stealing Heracles' cattle. A whirlpool formed where she lay under the water.

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Charybdis in Greek mythology, a dangerous whirlpool in a narrow channel of the sea, opposite the cave of the sea-monster Scylla.

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