nymph
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈnɪmf/
Noun

nymph (plural nymphs)

  1. (Greek, Roman) Any female nature spirit associated with water, forests, grotto, wind, etc.
  2. A young girl, especially one who is attractive, beautiful or graceful.
    Synonyms: lolita, nymphet, nymphette
  3. (entomology) The larva of certain insects.
    Synonyms: instar, naiad
  4. (entomology) Any of various butterflies of the family Nymphalidae.
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