Chthonian



[thoh-nee-uh n] /ˈθoʊ ni ən/

adjective, Classical Mythology.
1.
of or relating to the deities, spirits, and other beings dwelling under the earth.
/ˈθəʊnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the underworld
adj.

1804, from Latinized form of Greek khthonios (see chthonic) + -an.

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