Definition of oread
: any of the nymphs of mountains and hills in Greek mythology
Examples of oread
<oreads supposedly prefer to live in hills and mountains>
Origin of oread
Middle English oreades, plural, from Latin oread-, oreas, from Greek oreiad-, oreias, from oreios of a mountain, from oros mountain — more at orient
First Known Use: 14th century
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