water nymph


noun

a nymph of the water, as a naiad, a Nereid, or an Oceanid.
any aquatic plant of the genus Najas, having narrow, opposite leaves.

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Origin of water nymph

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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British Dictionary definitions for water nymph

water nymph

noun

any fabled nymph of the water, such as the Naiad, Nereid, or Oceanid of Greek mythology
any of various aquatic plants, esp a water lily or a naiad
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