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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A goddess depicted as a young girl.

Usage examples (37)
  • The painting showed the gods wooing the nymphs with wine and song.
  • In its landward migration, the dragon nymph is strictly a pedestrian.
  • Mercer's Poxyback Baetis nymph is a great imitation of the midget bluewing olive mayflies that hatch in most areas in August.
  • I only want you to know how the word nymph is used, so that when you see it in reading about insects you will know what it means. for more
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