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Thetis

[thee-tis] /ˈθi tɪs/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a Nereid, the wife of Peleus and the mother of Achilles.
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Thetis

/ˈθiːtɪs/
noun
1.
one of the Nereids and mother of Achilles by Peleus
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name of a sea nymph or Nereid, mother of Achiles. Sometimes in poetry, "the sea personified."

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