adjective Ogyg·i·an \ōˈjijēən\

Definition of Ogygian

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the legendary Greek King Ogyges or to a deluge said to have taken place in his reign

  2. 2 :  ancient, primeval

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Origin and Etymology of ogygian

Latin ogygius Ogygian (from Greek ōgygios, from Ōgygos, Ōgygēs, ancient legendary king of Boeotia) + English -an

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to cast off or become cast off

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