goddess of swiftness. She is associated with swift currents of the sea.
She was loved by Poseidon, with whom she gave birth to Polyphemus, the one-eyed cyclop.
In Greek mythology, Thoosa was a sea nymph associated with dangerously swift currents. Thoosa was described as the daughter of Phorcys with no mother mentioned. According to some versions, Thoosa mother was Ceto (Phorcys sister and wife).
Thoosa was described as a mermaid-like woman with the serpentine-tail of a fish in place of legs.
Thoosa had an affair with sea god, Poseidon. She became the mother of the Cyclops Polyphemus by Poseidon.
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