Definitions of nymph:
  • noun:   a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)
  • noun:   (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden
    Example: "The ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"
  • noun:   a voluptuously beautiful young woman

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