noun, plural O·ce·a·nids, O·ce·an·i·des [oh-see-an-i-deez] /ˌoʊ siˈæn ɪˌdiz/. Classical Mythology.
  1. any of the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys; a sea nymph.

Origin of Oceanid

< Greek Ōkeanídes daughters of Oceanus (nominative plural of Ōkeanís), equivalent to Ōkean(ós) Oceanus + -ides -id1
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Related Words for oceanid

nix, Nereid, Oceanid, kelpie, mermaid, naiad

British Dictionary definitions for oceanid


noun plural Oceanids or Oceanides (ˌəʊsɪˈænɪˌdiːz)
  1. Greek myth any of the ocean nymphs born of Oceanus and Tethys
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