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1. Greek Mythology A Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus.
2. A satellite of Saturn.
[Latin Tēthys, from Greek Tēthus.]
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a Titaness and sea goddess, wife of Oceanus
(Celestial Objects) a large satellite of the planet Saturn
(Placename) the sea that lay between Laurasia and Gondwanaland, the two supercontinents formed by the first split of the larger supercontinent Pangaea. The Tethys Sea can be regarded as the predecessor of today's smaller Mediterranean. See also Pangaea
(in Greek myth) a Titan, the wife of Oceanus and mother of the Oceanids.
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|Noun||1.||Tethys - (Greek mythology) a Titaness and sea goddess; wife of Oceanus|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
|2.||Tethys - type genus of the family Aplysiidae|
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks