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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Naiad(0.00926 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Naiad.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small
flowers; of fresh or brackish water [syn: water nymph]
2: (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers
[also: naiades (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Naiad \Na"iad\ (n[=a]"y[a^]d; 277), n. [L. naias, -adis,
na["i]s, -idis, a water nymph, Gr nai:a`s, nai:`s, fr. na`ein
to flow: cf. F. na["i]ade. Cf. Naid.]
1. (Myth.) A water nymph; one of the lower female divinities,
fabled to preside over some body of fresh water, as a
lake, river, brook, or fountain.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of a tribe (Naiades) of
freshwater bivalves, including Unio, Anodonta, and
numerous allied genera; a river mussel.
3. (Zo["o]l) One of a group of butterflies. See Nymph.
4. (Bot.) Any plant of the order Naiadace[ae], such as
eelgrass, pondweed, etc.