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Styx

Syllabification: Styx
Pronunciation: /stiks
 
/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Styx in English:

One of the rivers in the underworld, over which Charon ferried the souls of the dead.

Origin

from Greek Stux, from stugnos 'hateful, gloomy'.

Words that rhyme with Styx

admix, affix, commix, fix, Hicks, intermix, MI6, mix, nix, Nyx, pix, Pnyx, prix fixe, pyx, Ricks, six, transfix, Wicks

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