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Typhoeus

A giant with a hundred heads, fearful eyes, and a most terrible voice. He was the father of the Harpies. Zeus [Zucc ] killed him with a thunderbolt, and he lies buried under Mount Etna. (Hesiod: Theogony.) (See Giants.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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