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One entry found for naiad.
Entry Word: naiad
Function: noun
Text: 1 a mythical goddess represented as a young girl and said to live outdoors <in Greek mythology, naiads supposedly drowned the young men with whom they became enamored> -- see NYMPH 1
2 a young wingless often wormlike form (as a grub or caterpillar) that hatches from the egg of many insects <in science class we learned how to distinguish a dragonfly naiad from an earthworm> -- see LARVA