wood nymph

noun
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of wood nymph

: a nymph living in woods called also dryad

Examples of wood nymph in a Sentence

  1. wood nymphs were usually conceived as being both beautiful and amorous

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First Known Use of wood nymph

1567

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wood nymph Synonyms

Synonyms

dryad, naiad, nymph, oread;

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