Gr. Myth. the river encircling Hades over which Charon ferries the souls of the dead
Origin of StyxClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek literally , the Hateful, origin, originally , icy cold, probably akin to Russian stygnut', to freeze, grow stiff
The river across which the souls of the dead are ferried, one of the five rivers in Hades.
Origin of StyxLatin, from Greek Stux.