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 Eure’ka,Euryd’ic (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Eu’rus (2 syl.).
 
The east wind. So called, says Buttmann, from eös, the east. Probably it is eos eru’o, drawn from the east. Ovid confirms this etymology: “Vires capit Eurus ab ortu.” Breman says it is a corruption of εomegarhoozeta.   1
       
“While southern gales or western oceans roll,
And Eurus steals his ice-winds from the pole.”
       
Darwin: Economy of Vegetation, canto vi.
 


 Eure’ka,Euryd’ic (4 syl.). 

 
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