hamadryad

noun
hama·​dry·​ad | \ˌha-mə-ˈdrī-əd, -ˌad\

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Synonyms

dryad, naiad, nymph, oread, wood nymph

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Examples of hamadryad in a Sentence

the ancients believed that hamadryads adopted particular trees as their permanent dwelling places

First Known Use of hamadryad

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hamadryad

Latin hamadryad-, hamadryas, from Greek, from hama together with + dryad-, dryas dryad — more at same

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hamadryad

noun
hama·​dry·​ad | \ˌham-ə-ˈdrī-əd, -ˌad \

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