Oceanus

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Oceanus

  1. (planetology) A large mare region on the Moon.

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός (Ōkeanós).

Proper noun[edit]

Oceanus

  1. (Greek mythology) Personification of vast waters or the world ocean. He was the first-born of the Titans, son of Uranus and Gaia, the god Ωκεανός Ποταμός (River Ocean) that encircled the earth. With his sister-wife, Tethys, he fathered all rivers and the Oceanids.

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Latin[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ōceanus m (genitive Ōceanī); second declension

  1. Ocean (that surrounds all the land, personified as a deity)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Ōceanus Ōceanī
genitive Ōceanī Ōceanōrum
dative Ōceanō Ōceanīs
accusative Ōceanum Ōceanōs
ablative Ōceanō Ōceanīs
vocative Ōceane Ōceanī

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References[edit]

  • Oceanus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879