Oceanid


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O·ce·a·nid

 (ō-sē′ə-nĭd)
n. pl. O·ce·an·i·des (ō′sē-ăn′ĭ-dēz′) Greek Mythology
Any of the ocean nymphs believed to be the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys.

[Greek ōkeanis, ōkeanid-, from Ōkeanos, Oceanus.]
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Oceanid

(əʊˈsɪənɪd)
n, pl Oceanids or Oceanides (ˌəʊsɪˈænɪˌdiːz)
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth any of the ocean nymphs born of Oceanus and Tethys
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O•ce•a•nid

(oʊˈsi ə nɪd)

n., pl. O•ce•a•nids, O•ce•an•i•des (ˌoʊ siˈæn ɪˌdiz)
any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys; a sea nymph.
[< Greek Ōkeanídes daughters of Oceanus]
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Oceanid

any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys; a sea nymph.
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Noun1.Oceanid - (Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and TethysOceanid - (Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
sea nymph - (Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereus
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(22) In it Orpheus portrays the Titan Ophion and the Oceanid Eurynome as the first rulers of Olympus.
She was the daughter of Gaia (Earth) and was revered as the primal font of water which nourished the earth, as mother of the rivers, oceanids and clouds.