Oceanid

noun
Oce·anid | \ō-ˈsē-ə-nəd \

Definition of Oceanid 

: any of the ocean nymphs that are daughters of Oceanus and Tethys in Greek mythology

First Known Use of Oceanid

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Oceanid

Greek ōkeanid-, ōkeanis, from Ōkeanos Oceanus

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