Definition of Oceanid

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Sea Nymph



Definition of Oceanid

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) Any of the sea nymphs, daughters of Oceanus and Tethys ¹

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Definition of Oceanid

1. an ocean nymph [n OCEANIDS or OCEANIDES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oceanid

Observantine
Observantines
Obwalden
Occam
Occam's razor
Occidental
Occitan
Occitania
Ocean
Ocean State
Oceania
Oceanian
Oceanians
Oceanic
Oceanica
Oceanid
Oceanites
Oceanites oceanicus
Oceanospirillum
Oceanus
Ochna
Ochna serrulata
Ochnaceae
Ochoa
Ochoa's law
Ochotona
Ochotona collaris
Ochotona princeps
Ochotonidae
Ochroma

Literary usage of Oceanid

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1. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1896)
"This may have been the name given of tlie same point of view is the of an oceanid ; or there may be here a passage in Cicero, De Nat. Dior. 3. ..."

2. The Progress of the Intellect: As Exemplified in the Religious Development by Robert William Mackay (1850)
"... that the oceanid Metis administers the emetic which obliges ... or that Eurynome (another oceanid? ..."

3. The Progress of the Intellect: As Exemplified in the Religious Development by Robert William Mackay (1850)
"... that the oceanid Metis administers the emetic which obliges Cronus to disgorge his offspring ""i or that Eurynome (another ..."

4. The Judgment of Paris and Some Other Legends Astronomically Considered by Emmeline Mary Plunket (1908)
"In astronomical myths Regulus, as Phaethon, might then have been thought of as the offspring of Helios and of Clymene the oceanid, Clymene representing some ..."

5. Homer's Odyssey, ed. with Engl. notes, etc., by W.W. Merry and J. Riddell by Homerus (1876)
"... was an oceanid the first hint of a connection between Circe and the West. This confusion between West and East would seem to have been early felt, ..."

6. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1892)
"... and restored back to life by the oceanid Metis, is also kn the Earth. Saturn, as the evolution of Time, swallows the earth in « of the ante-historical ..."

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