noun dry·ad \ˈdrī-əd, -ˌad\

Definition of DRYAD

Examples of DRYAD

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

Origin of DRYAD

Latin dryad-, dryas, from Greek, from drys tree — more at tree
First Known Use: 14th century


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