Daphnean

adjective Daph·ne·an \ ˈdafnēən \

Definition of Daphnean

:of, relating to, or suggestive of the nymph Daphne :shy, bashful

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Origin and Etymology of daphnean

Daphne, bashful nymph who was pursued by Apollo and upon her prayer for help was changed into a laurel (from Latin, from Greek Daphnē, from daphnē laurel) + English -an


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