A Roman divinity connected with the winds (venti) and the sea. Virgil and Ovid describe her as a nymph, a sister of Amata, and the wife of Faunus, by whom she became the mother of Turnus, Juturna, and Canens. (Varro, de Ling. Lut. v. 72; Virg. Aen. x. 75; Ov. Met. xiv. 334.)