First, a naiad is a water nymph in Greek myth—a woman who looked over the waterways.
Stooping to see what it was, she picked up the girdle which Proserpine had long ago thrown to the water nymph.
Nymphaea means “water nymph” and refers to the home of the plant.
The French lyric stage has mounted one of his most delicate inspirations, La Rousalka (the water nymph).
At the wedding of Thetis, a water nymph, all the gods and goddesses except Eris were seated at the banquet.
I question if there was anything very much better aboard the water nymph.
Undine, the foster-daughter of a good old fisherman and his wife, is a water nymph, and as such is born without a soul.
Instead of a water nymph a beautiful sunflower looked back at her from the water.
"I thought Rosalia was going to turn into a water nymph," said Lilias, comparing notes afterwards with Dulcie.
Sides were taken, some for, others against, the ankle of the water nymph.