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dryad

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noun dry·ad \ˈdrī-əd, -ˌad\

Definition of dryad



Examples of dryad in a sentence

  1. <dryads were said to live within trees, their lives ending when the life of the tree ended>



Origin and Etymology of dryad

Latin dryad-, dryas, from Greek, from drys tree — more at tree


First Known Use: 14th century


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