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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large cobra of southeastern Asia and the East Indies; The nymph or spirit of a particular tree.

Usage examples (29)
  • The dread hamadryad leered at him; poisonous toads and lizards scurried for cover.
  • The poet's hamadryad and naiad, what are they, indeed, but cobwebby fictions, which must be brushed away if ideal truth is to be revealed?
  • Not only does it happen in poetry, but common people often go farther than the poet and begin believing in the hamadryad in the wood or the spirit of the waters.
  • The bark opened not; the hamadryad had lost the spell. for more
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