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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sea god, son of Oceanus and Gaea and father of the Nereids.

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  • noun (Greek mythology) a sea god son of Pontus and Gaea; lived in the depths of the sea with his wife Doris and their daughters the Nereids

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