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Meaning of OREAD

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Greek mythology) one of the mountain nymphs
 

OREAD is a 5 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: nymph

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"re*ad\, n. [L. Oreas, -adis, Gr. 'Oreia`s, -a`dos, fr.
'o`ros mountain: cf. F. or['e]ade.] (Class. Myth.)
One of the nymphs of mountains and grottoes.

      Like a wood nymph light, Oread or Dryad. --Milton.

 

 

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