Definition of Sea nymph

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereus.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Specialized synonyms: Calypso, Nereid, Oceanid, Siren
Generic synonyms: Water Nymph

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Nymph

sea maw
sea mew
sea mile
sea milkwort
sea monk
sea monks
sea monster
sea moss
sea mosses
sea mouse
sea mouth
sea mud
sea needle
sea needles
sea nettle
sea nymph (current term)
sea onion
sea orange
sea otter
sea otters
sea owl
sea pad
sea parrot
sea parrots
sea partridge
sea partridges
sea pea
sea peach

Literary usage of Sea nymph

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Hark ! hears he not the sea-nymph speak Her anger in that thrilling shriek ! — No ! all too late, with Allan's dream Mingled the captive's warning scream. ..."

2. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"SONG OF A SEA-NYMPH. SUGGESTED BY A MUSICAL FANTASIA. OH joy ! to rise Through the glittering waves To the bright sun-glow ! For dim is each ray, ..."

3. Folio (1885)
"She was a sea-nymph, — a beggar, I ; Yet in my sorrow I dared draw nigh Each ... But yet I am happy ; for I know, when I die, Though she was a sea-nymph, ..."

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