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Meaning of DRYAD

Pronunciation:  'drIud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a deity or nymph of the woods
 

DRYAD is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: wood nymph
 
 See Also: hamadryad, Napaea, Napea, nymph

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dry"ad\, n. [L. dryas, pl. dryades, Gr. ?, pl. ?, fr. ?
oak, tree. See {Tree}.] (Class. Myth.)
A wood nymph; a nymph whose life was bound up with that of
her tree.

 

 

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