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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Eu·roc·ly·don n.  A tempestuous northeast wind which blows in the Mediterranean. See Levanter.
    A tempestuous wind called Euroclydon.   --Acts xxvii. 14.

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    south-east billow, the name of the wind which blew in the
    Adriatic Gulf, and which struck the ship in which Paul was
    wrecked on the coast of Malta (Acts 27:14; R.V., "Euraquilo,"
    i.e., north-east wind). It is called a "tempestuous wind," i.e.,
    as literally rendered, a "typhonic wind," or a typhoon. It is
    the modern Gregalia or Levanter. (Comp. Jonah 1:4.)