Origin of nymph
Related formsnymph·al, nym·phe·an [nim-fee-uhn] /ˈnɪm fi ən/, adjectiveun·nymph·al, adjectiveun·nym·phe·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for nymph
Taurus draws on the myth of Io, the nymph who was turned into a snow-white cow.
"You look as if you found the nymph at home," said Rose, knowing how much he liked the Comus.Rose in Bloom|Louisa May Alcott
Dryope would have hastened from the spot, but the displeasure of the nymph had fallen upon her.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Now, while she stopped to pluck a flowering reed, she stood among the stems like a nymph.The Tour|Louis Couperus