Thetis

Thetis

[thee-tis]
noun Classical Mythology.
a Nereid, the wife of Peleus and the mother of Achilles.
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Thetis (ˈθiːtɪs)
 
n
one of the Nereids and mother of Achilles by Peleus

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Thetis
1422, name of a sea nymph or Nereid, mother of Achiles. Sometimes in poetry, "the sea personified."
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