n. (pl. Oceanids or -ides) (in Greek mythology) an ocean nymph.
Etymology: Gk okeanis -idos daughter of Oceanus

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  • Oceanid — prop. n. (Greek mythology) A daughter of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. Syn: sea nymph. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oceanid — [ō sē′ə nid΄] n. pl. Oceanides [ō sē′an′i dēz΄] [Gr Ōkeanis (gen. Ōkeanidos)] Gr. Myth. any of three thousand ocean nymphs, daughters of Oceanus and Tethys …   English World dictionary

  • Oceanid — noun Etymology: Greek ōkeanid , ōkeanis, from Õkeanos Oceanus Date: 1842 any of the ocean nymphs that are daughters of Oceanus and Tethys in Greek mythology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oceanid — Goddess Tethys, mother of Oceanids. Greek deities series Primordial deities …   Wikipedia

  • Oceanid — /oh see euh nid/, n., pl. Oceanids, Oceanides /oh see an i deez /. Class. Myth. any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys; a sea nymph. [ < Gk Okeanídes daughters of Oceanus (nom. pl. of OKEANÍS), equiv. to Okean(ós) OCEANUS + ides ID1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Oceanid — noun Any of the sea nymphs, daughters of Oceanus and Tethys …   Wiktionary

  • Oceanid — [əʊ si:ənɪd, əʊʃ(ə)nɪd] noun (plural Oceanids or Oceanides ˌəʊsɪ anɪdi:z, ˌəʊʃɪ ) Greek Mythology a sea nymph. Origin from Fr. Océanide, from Gk ōkeanis, ōkeanid …   English new terms dictionary

  • oceanid — oce·a·nid …   English syllables

  • Oceanid — O•ce•a•nid [[t]oʊˈsi ə nɪd[/t]] n. pl. O•ce•a•nids, O•ce•an•i•des [[t]ˌoʊ siˈæn ɪˌdiz[/t]] myt any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys; a sea nymph • Etymology: < Gk Ōkeanídes daughters of Oceanus …   From formal English to slang

  • oceanid — /oʊˈʃiənəd/ (say oh sheeuhnuhd) noun an ocean nymph. {Greek Ōkeanis, from Okeanos Oceanus, the god of the ocean} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Oceanid — /oʊˈsiənɪd/ (say oh seeuhnid) noun Greek Legend a daughter of Oceanus; an ocean nymph. {Greek Ōkeanis} …   Australian English dictionary

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