Nyx


Nyx

Nyx [niks] Examples noun

  1. an ancient Greek goddess personifying night.

Examples from the Web for nyx Historical Examples of nyx

  • Every mill has its peculiar nykus or nyx, who must be fed and propitiated.

    Odd Bits of History

    Henry W. Wolff

  • He had almost stepped upon her ere he saw her, lying beneath his cartoons of the sons of Nyx.

    Folle-Farine

    Ouida

  • Nyx, the sister of Erebus, represented Night, and was worshipped by the ancients with the greatest solemnity.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    E.M. Berens

  • Nyx again, on her side was also doubly united, having been married at some indefinite period to Erebus.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    E.M. Berens

  • British Dictionary definitions for nyx Nyx noun

    1. Greek myth the goddess of the night, daughter of ChaosRoman counterpart: Nox

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