plural of hamadryad
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a mythical goddess represented as a young girl and said to live outdoors the ancients believed that hamadryads adopted particular trees as their permanent dwelling places

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“Hamadryads.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hamadryads. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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