KHIONE (Chione) was a mountain nymph consort of Boreas, god of the chill north-wind. She was probably a goddess of snow (khiôn) as her name suggests.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Aelian, On Animals 11. 1 (trans. Scholfield) (Greek natural history C2nd A.D.) :
"The race of the Hyperboreoi (Hyperboreans) and the honours there paid to Apollon are sung of by poets . . . This god has as [Hyperborean] priests the sons of Boreas (the North Wind) and Khione (Chione) (Snow), three in number, brothers by birth, and six cubits in height."
- Aelian, On Animals - Greek Natural History C2nd - 3rd A.D.