Definition of Tethys in English:


Line breaks: Te¦thys
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛθɪs
  • 1 Greek Mythology A goddess of the sea, daughter of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaia (Earth).
  • 2 Astronomy A satellite of Saturn, the ninth closest to the planet and probably composed mainly of ice, discovered by Cassini in 1684 (diameter 1,050 km).
  • 3 Geology An ocean formerly separating the supercontinents of Gondwana and Laurasia, the forerunner of the present-day Mediterranean.

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