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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains; Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.

Usage examples (39)
  • She was a child of the whole world, as the naiad is the child of the river, and the oread of the mountain.
  • Hylas repelling the addresses of the lew'd naiad: in another part was
  • He thumbed through the pages to the N's and pointed out the word naiad.
  • EXTENSIVE ARTIFICIAL LAKE, on which floated, like a nymph or naiad, a beautiful for more
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