Euróclydon. n.s. [ἐυροκλύδων.] A wind which blows between the East and North, and is very dangerous in the Mediterranean. It is of the nature of a whirlwind, which falls suddenly on ships, makes them tack about, and sometimes causes them to founder, as Pliny observes. Calmet.
There arose against it a tempestuous wind called euroclydon. Acts xxvii. 14.