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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Greek
Origin: kykloma 'wheel', from kykloun 'to go around', from kyklos; CYCLE1

cyclone

noun
     
Related topics: Nature, Meteorology, Geography
cy‧clone [countable]
DN a very strong wind that moves very fast in a circle [↪ hurricane, typhoon]

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