Euroclydon is a cyclonic tempestuous northeast wind which blows in the Mediterranean, mostly in autumn and winter. It is the modern Gregalia (Gregale) or Levanter. From the Greek word eurokludōn [εὐροκλύδων], from Euros (Eurus, meaning east wind) + and the Greek word akulōn (akylōn, meaning north wind) unattested) north wind, and from Latin word, aquilō (aquilon).
It is referenced in the second chapter of Moby-Dick.
Acts 27:14 http://bible.cc/acts/27-14.htm
Wiktionary article on Euroclydon
Moby Dick Chapter 2 http://www.online-literature.com/melville/mobydick/3/
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