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O·ce·a·nid

 (ō-sē′ə-nĭd)
n. pl. O·ce·an·i·des (ō′sē-ăn′ĭ-dēz′) Greek Mythology
Any of the ocean nymphs believed to be the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys.

[Greek ōkeanis, ōkeanid-, from Ōkeanos, Oceanus.]

Oceanid

(əʊˈsɪənɪd)
n, pl Oceanids or Oceanides (ˌəʊsɪˈænɪˌdiːz)
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth any of the ocean nymphs born of Oceanus and Tethys

O•ce•a•nid

(oʊˈsi ə nɪd)

n., pl. O•ce•a•nids, O•ce•an•i•des (ˌoʊ siˈæn ɪˌdiz)
any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys; a sea nymph.
[< Greek Ōkeanídes daughters of Oceanus]

Oceanid

any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys; a sea nymph.
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Noun1.Oceanid - (Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and TethysOceanid - (Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys
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sea nymph - (Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereus
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