nymph, saluted by Paul in his Epistle to the Colossians as a member of the church of Laodicea (Col. 4:15).
Salute the brethren who are at Laodicea: and nymphas and the church that is in his house.
Perhaps that belonging to nymphas and the Church that met in it, if these were other than his family.
And Lina pointed to the nymphas with their colossal leaves, whose flowers bear buds as large as cocoanuts.
A like suggestion may be made if, as is possible, the Church in the house of nymphas included more than relatives and dependants.