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Gender: F Pronunciation: SY-an Meaning of Cyane: "bright blue enamel" Origin of Cyane: Greek

Cyane is a mythological Sicilian nymph who lived in a pool and whose name is an intriguing twist on the color name trend.

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Cynane, half-sister to Alexander the Great

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Also pronounced SY-a-nee (think "cyanide"), or can rhyme with Diane: sy-ANN. The French pronunciation is see-AHN.
The naiad who opposed Hades when he abducted her playmate Persephone. After failing to prevent him from doing so, Cyane dissolved away in tears, changing into a fountain or spring.
Another nymph named Cyanee was mother of the twins Byblis and Caunus.
Cyane was also a daughter of Cyanippus.