Definition of Nymphs

1. Noun. (plural of nymph) ¹



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Definition of Nymphs

1. nymph [n] - See also: nymph

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nymphs

nympholepts
nymphologist
nymphology
nymphomaniacal
nymphomaniacally
nymphomaniacs
nymphomanias
nymphomanic
nymphomanics
nymphomany
nymphos
nymphotomy
nymphs (current term)
nymphæ
nymphæa
nymphæum
nyms
nymshift
nymshifted
nymshifter
nymshifters
nymshifting
nymshifts
nyotaimori
nys
nyssas
nystagmic

Literary usage of Nymphs

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1911)
"When quiet, the nymphs do not always face away from the light, nor when they swim ... As the behavior of the nymphs is often much affected by objects in the ..."

2. The Pantheon: Representing the Fabulous Histories of the Heathen Gods, and by François Pomey (1784)
"They are called by one common Name a nymphs, ... and Marine nymphs. The Cele/iial nymphs were ... Other nymphs were called f ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"But when night comes, and she must go To bed, dear nymphs, ... TMe Muses spend their lofty layi, Upon Apollo and his praise; The nymphs ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"The naiads were nymphs of fountains and other fresh waters, those presiding over lakes being ... The nymphs of mountains and grottoes were called oreads or ..."

5. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"The former method of development takes place with nymphs and naiads, ... The wings of nymphs and naiads are sac-like outgrowths of the body-wall, ..."

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