1. One of the Nereides.
2. A daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Once as she had strayed beyond the river Ilissus she was carried off by Boreas, by whom she became the mother of Cleopatra, Chione, Zetes, and Calais.
Oreithyia had two sisters, Creusa
and Procris, and was later made into
the goddess of cold mountain winds.