Definition of Oceanid in English:


Line breaks: Ocean¦id
Pronunciation: /əʊˈsiːənɪd
, ˈəʊʃ(ə)nɪd

noun (plural Oceanids or Oceanides /ˌəʊsɪˈanɪdiːz, ˌəʊʃɪ-/)

Greek Mythology
  • A sea nymph.
    More example sentences
    • Each painting features a dazzlingly nubile Phoebus Apollo surrounded by a throng of Oceanides, Tritons, and other marine creatures.


from French Océanide, from Greek ōkeanis, ōkeanid-.

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