Look up a word, learn it forever.
(Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereus
a Siren of German legend who lured boatmen in the Rhine to destruction
show 5 types...
hide 5 types...
(Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years
(Greek mythology) any of the 50 sea nymphs who were daughters of the sea god Nereus
(Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys
a sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived
(Greek mythology) one of the 50 Nereids; mother of Achilles by Peleus
(Greek mythology) any nymph of the water
Sign up now (it’s free!)
Whether you’re a teacher or a learner, Vocabulary.com can put you or your class on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.
Play the Challenge
Commonly Confused Words
Join a Vocabulary Jam
Classroom & Site License
Help Articles / FAQ
News & Events
Tell us what you think
Team / Jobs
Schools & Teachers
My SAT Roadmap
Assignments & Activities
Find a List to Learn...
Create a New List...
Words I'm Learning
My Trouble Words
Words I've Mastered
Copyright © 2021 Vocabulary.com, Inc, a division of IXL Learning • All Rights Reserved.