Thoosa

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Thoosa
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ConsortPoseidon
ChildrenPolyphemus
ParentsPhorcys and Ceto
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In Greek mythology, Thoosa or Thoösa (/θˈsə/, Greek: Θόωσα, translit. Thoôsa) was a sea nymph whose name derives from the word thoos, meaning "swift".[1] She and the god Poseidon are the parents of the cyclops Polyphemus.[2] According to Homer, Thoosa was the daughter of the sea god Phorcys, but no mother is mentioned.

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  1. ^ "Thoosa: Sicilian Sea Nymph of Greek Mythology". Theoi Project. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  2. ^ Odyssey. Book I. Lines 70–72.