Oceanid

noun
Oce·​anid | \ ō-ˈsē-ə-nəd How to pronounce Oceanid (audio) \

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

borrowed from Greek Ōkeanid-, Ōkeanís, from Ōkeanós oceanus + -id-, -is -id entry 1

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“Oceanid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oceanid. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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