Definition of Water nymph

1. Noun. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water.

Exact synonyms: Naiad
Group relationships: Genus Naias, Genus Najas, Naias, Najas
Generic synonyms: Aquatic Plant, Hydrophyte, Hydrophytic Plant, Water Plant



2. Noun. A water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions.
Exact synonyms: Fragrant Water Lily, Nymphaea Odorata, Pond Lily
Generic synonyms: Water Lily
Group relationships: Genus Nymphaea, Nymphaea

3. Noun. (Greek mythology) any nymph of the water.
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Specialized synonyms: Sea Nymph, Naiad
Generic synonyms: Nymph

4. Noun. A fairy that inhabits water.
Exact synonyms: Water Spirit, Water Sprite
Generic synonyms: Faerie, Faery, Fairy, Fay, Sprite
Specialized synonyms: Undine

Medical Definition of Water nymph

1. 1. A goddess of any stream or other body of water, whether one of the Naiads, Nereids, or Oceanides. 2. A water lily (Nymphaea). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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