Cocytus

noun
(Greek mythology) a river in Hades that was said to be a tributary of the Acheron
Syn: ↑River Cocytus
Topics: ↑Greek mythology
Instance Hypernyms: ↑river
Part Holonyms: ↑Hell, ↑Hades, ↑infernal region, ↑netherworld, ↑Scheol, ↑underworld

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Cocȳtus — (a. Geogr.), 1) Fluß in Campanien, beim See Avernus, auf den Phlegräischen Feldern; 2) s. Kokytos …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cocytus — Cocytus, s. Kokytos …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cocytus — Cocȳtus, s. Kokytos …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cocytus — [kō sīt′əs] n. 〚L < Gr Kōkytos, lit., a shrieking, wailing < kōkyein, to wail, redupl. of IE base * kau , HOWL〛 Gr. Myth. the river of wailing, a tributary of the Acheron in Hades * * * Co·cy·tus (kō kīʹtəs, sīʹ ) n. Greek Mythology One of the… …   Universalium

  • Cocytus — [kō sīt′əs] n. [L < Gr Kōkytos, lit., a shrieking, wailing < kōkyein, to wail, redupl. of IE base * kau , HOWL] Gr. Myth. the river of wailing, a tributary of the Acheron in Hades …   English World dictionary

  • Cocytus — Greek underworld Residents Aeacus Cerberus Charon Erinyes Hades Hecate Hypnos Minos Moi …   Wikipedia

  • COCYTUS — I. COCYTUS flus. Campaniae exiguus, in Lucrinum lacum influens: Poetis est unus ex quatuor inferorum fluviis a Styge proflueus, nomen habet ὐπο τȏυ κωκύειν, h. e. a gemendo, et lamentande. Virg. l. 6. Aen. v. 323. Cocyti stagna alta vides,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • COCYTUS —    a dark river which environed Tartarus with bitter and muddy waters …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Cocytus — /koʊˈsaɪtəs/ (say koh suytuhs) noun Classical Mythology a river of Hades, connected with the Acheron …   Australian English dictionary

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