1 Ancient country central Greece between Mounts Oeta & Parnassus.

2 An ancient district in southwest Asia Minor on coast of Caria.
In Greek Mythology, Doris is a minor sea goddess. She was the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She married Nereus, and by him had fifty daughters, the Nereids.

One of her daughters is also named Doris.

Do"ris (?), n. [L. Doris, the daughter of Oceanus, and wife of Nereus, Gr. .] Zool.

A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks having a wreath of branchiae on the back.


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