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naiads

noun , plural of naiad
variants: or naiades

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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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larvae (also larvas), nymphs

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pupae (or pupas)


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