noun, plural nym·phae [nim-fee]. /ˈnɪm fi/.
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We find Phaer (see above, p. 11) using Fairy-queen, as a translation for Nympha.The Fairy Mythology|Thomas Keightley
Nympha macrantha and Nodorata minor are also highly suitable.The Book of the Aquarium and Water Cabinet|Shirley Hibberd
There are two species of the water-lily in the East—the one mentioned and the Nympha cœrulea.
Lamarck divides the pup of insects that undergo a metamorphosis into three kinds, which he names—Chrysalis, Mumia, and Nympha.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
Kyamos in the Greek language appears to signify, not only a bean, but also the fruit or bean of the Nympha nelumbo.