Synonyms of nymph
Definition of nymph
a mainly brown butterfly that frequents woods and forest glades.
When you visit the Butterfly Wing, one of the most remarkable butterflies you will see is the giant wood nymph , Idea leuconoe.
a mythological spirit of nature imagined as a beautiful maiden inhabiting rivers, woods, or other locations.
Above float an airborne cast of Gods and Goddesses, heavenly nymphs and tree spirits, and snake-hooded nagas and naginis.
an immature form of an insect that does not change greatly as it grows, e.g., a dragonfly, mayfly, or locust.
The nits hatch into a nymph , or immature louse, in seven to 10 days.
Example of nymph
‘She is a forest nymph of the Black Wood,’ said Lily.
A mayfly nymph was the most successful fly on the day and other successful flies were the Gosling and Bumble Olive.
a wood nymph
Although the adult doesn't look much like a scale, the nymph and pupa do.
As a grasshopper nymph grows, the pads become longer and venation becomes evident.
As the son of Chronos and the ocean nymph Philyra he was immortal, but he received a terrible, poisonous wound from an arrow which was shot (in error) by Hercules.
Discovering the woman is, in fact, a nymph-like creature from a bedtime tale, Cleveland enlists the help of the building's tenants to help her get back to her fictional realm.
Emblematic of abundance, the cornucopia - or horn of plenty - represents the horn of Amalthea, a nymph in Greek mythology.
Enter Paris, a shepherd in a rather creative marriage with the mountain nymph Oenone.
I selected a small gold bead mayfly nymph tied on a size 12 hook, as it was white and clearly visible in the murky water.