Oce·​anid ō-ˈsē-ə-nəd How to pronounce Oceanid (audio)
: any of the ocean nymphs that are daughters of Oceanus and Tethys in Greek mythology

Word History


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

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oceanid was in 1842

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“Oceanid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oceanid. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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