Meaning of Scylla
Pronunciation: (sil'u), [key]
- Modern,a rock in the Strait of Messina off the S coast of Italy.
- a sea nymph who was transformed into a sea monster: later identified with the rock Scylla. Cf.(def. 2).
- between two equally perilous alternatives, neither of which can be passed without encountering and probably falling victim to the other.
- Scylla (Thesaurus)