Sunday, October 06, 2002
Definitions for chthonic
- Dwelling in or under the earth; also, pertaining to the underworld
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Citations for chthonic
"Driven by dæmonic, chthonic Powers."
"The chthonic divinity was essentially a god of the regions under the earth; at first of the dark home of the seed, later on of the still darker home of the dead."
Origin of chthonic
Chthonic comes from khthón, the Greek word for earth.