: the principal river of the underworld in Greek mythology

Word History


Latin Styg-, Styx, from Greek

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Styx was in the 14th century

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

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