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One entry found for nymph.
Entry Word: nymph
Function: noun
Text: 1 a mythical goddess represented as a young girl and said to live outdoors <she bought the book of fairy tales for the beautiful engravings of nymphs and fairies featured between the stories>
Synonyms dryad, naiad, oread
Related Words mermaid, siren
2 a young wingless often wormlike form (as a grub or caterpillar) that hatches from the egg of many insects <mayfly nymphs> -- see LARVA