Definition of Oceanid in English:

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Oceanid

Pronunciation: /əʊˈsiːənɪd/
/ˈəʊʃ(ə)nɪd/

noun (plural Oceanids or Oceanides /ˌəʊsɪˈanɪdiːz/ /ˌəʊʃɪˈanɪdiːz/)

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

Origin

From French Océanide, from Greek ōkeanis, ōkeanid-.

Words that rhyme with Oceanid

Leonid
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