There are two species of the water-lily in the East—the one mentioned and the nympha cœrulea.
nympha odorata (sweet water-lily), a few in West Branch, 1853.
Nuphar, nū′fr, n. a genus of yellow water-lilies, the nympha.
The plate-like leaves of the white variety (nympha tuberosa) already dot the surface, but the buds are not yet visible.
Thetis was styled nympha, merely because she was supposed to be water.
Lamarck divides the pup of insects that undergo a metamorphosis into three kinds, which he names—Chrysalis, Mumia, and nympha.
We find Phaer (see above, p. 11) using Fairy-queen, as a translation for nympha.
On the news of the death of Mithridates the inhabitants of nympha deliver up the keys of the town to his son Sifares.
Who does not love the beautiful water-lily, the nympha odorata of our ponds and lakes?
nympha macrantha and Nodorata minor are also highly suitable.
nympha nym·pha (nĭm'fə)
n. pl. nym·phae (-fē)
Either of the labia minora.