From Middle English nimphe, from French nimphe, from Latin nympha (“nymph, bride”), from Ancient Greek νύμφη (númphē, “bride”). Doublet of nympha.
nymph (plural nymphs or nymphæ)
- (Greek, Roman) Any female nature spirit associated with water, forests, grotto, wind, etc.
of a person or other creature. What moves through experience into self-definition as souls purpose. (1 of 15 spirit definitions
A small cave
. (1 of 5 grotto
- A young girl, especially one who is attractive, beautiful or graceful.
- Synonyms: lolita, nymphet, nymphette
Nymphette definition Alternative form of nymphet
- (entomology) The larva of certain insects.
- Synonyms: instar, naiad
- (entomology) Any of various butterflies of the family Nymphalidae.
(1 of 7 butterfly
mythology: water, forest or mountain spirit
young girl who may inspire lust
- alseid, auloniad, crinaeae, limnade, meliae, napaeae, oceanids, oreads, pegaeae
- dryads, hamadryads, naiads, nereids