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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: naiad(0.01014 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)
nymph \nymph\ (n[i^]mf), n. [L. nympha nymph, bride, young
woman, Gr. ny`mfh: cf. F. nymphe. Cf. Nuptial.]
1. (Class. Myth.) A goddess of the mountains, forests,
meadows, or waters.
Where were ye, nymphs, when the remorseless deep
Closed o'er the head of your loved Lycidas?
2. Hence: A lovely young girl; a maiden; a damsel.
Nymph, in thy orisons
Be all my sins remembered. --Shak.
3. (Zo["o]l.) The pupa of an insect; a chrysalis.
4. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of a subfamily (Najades) of butterflies
including the purples, the fritillaries, the peacock
butterfly, etc.; -- called also naiad.