ty|phoon

ty|phoon
ty|phoon «ty FOON», noun.
1. a violent cyclone or hurricane occurring in the western Pacific, chiefly during the period from July to October.
2. a violent storm or tempest occurring in Asia, especially in or near India.
3. any violent storm.
[< Cantonese tai-fung big wind; influenced by Greek typhôn, -ônos whirlwind; (originally) the mythological father of the winds]

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