Definition of Cocytus

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) a river in Hades that was said to be a tributary of the Acheron.

Exact synonyms: River Cocytus
Group relationships: Hades, Hell, Infernal Region, Netherworld, Scheol, Underworld
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cocytus

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Cockney
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Cockneydom
Cockneyish
Cockneys
Cocoa
Cocoliche
Cocopa
Cocopah
Cocos
Cocos Islander
Cocos nucifera
Cocteau
Cocus
Cocytus
Codariocalyx
Codariocalyx motorius
Codegua
Codex medicamentarius
Codiaeum
Codiaeum variegatum
Codies
Codman's sign
Codman's triangle
Codman's tumour
Cody
Coe virus
Coelenterata
Coeloglossum

Literary usage of Cocytus

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1. Travels in Sicily, Greece and Albania by Thomas Smart Hughes (1820)
"... Village of Potamia — River cocytus — Convent of St. George — Monastery of St. John, on the Site of the ancient ..."

2. Pages from a Private Diary by Henry Charles Beeching (1899)
"... and are skimmed out and dashed into the biting lymph of cocytus— " And feel the bitter change Of fierce extremes, extremes by change more fierce. ..."

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