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naiad

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1 a mythical goddess represented as a young girl and said to live outdoors

  • in Greek mythology, naiads supposedly drowned the young men with whom they became enamored
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2 a young wingless often wormlike form (as a grub or caterpillar) that hatches from the egg of many insects

  • students in science class learning how to distinguish a dragonfly naiad from an earthworm
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