Scylla

Definition of Scylla

Scyl´la
n.1.A dangerous rock on the Italian coast opposite the whirpool Charybdis on the coast of Sicily, - both personified in classical literature as ravenous monsters. The passage between them was formerly considered perilous; hence, the saying "Between Scylla and Charybdis," signifying a great peril on either hand.

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Greek mythology, mythical being
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