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Cymodoce

(4 syl.). A sea nymph and companion of Venus. (Virgil: Georgic, iv. 338; and again, Æneid, v. 826.) The word means “wave-receiving.”

The Garden of Cymodoce.
Sark, one of the Channel islands. It is the title of a poem by Swinburne, 1880.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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