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nymph

nymph

 
pronunciation:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the goddesses in Greek or Roman mythology who live in rivers, mountains, or trees.
definition 2: an insect in an early stage of life. A nymph looks like a small adult.
derivations: nymphal (adj.), nymphean (adj.)
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