noun \ˈtē-thəs\

Definition of TETHYS

:  a Titaness and wife of Oceanus

Origin of TETHYS

Latin, from Greek Tēthys
First Known Use: 1567


geographical name \ˈtē-thəs\

Definition of TETHYS

hypothetical sea believed to have extended into E Pangaea & later to have separated Laurasia to the N & Gondwanaland to the S with the Mediterranean being a remnant of it
Te·thy·an \-thē-ən\ adjective


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