[ thoh-nee-uhn ]
/ ˈθoʊ ni ən /
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adjective Classical Mythology.
of or relating to the deities, spirits, and other beings dwelling under the earth.
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Also chthon·ic [thon-ik]. /ˈθɒn ɪk/.
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British Dictionary definitions for chthonian
/ (ˈθəʊnɪən) /
of or relating to the underworld
Word Origin for chthonian
C19: from Greek khthonios in or under the earth, from khthōn earth
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