Associations to the word «Naiad»

Wiktionary

NAIAD, noun. (Greek mythology) A female deity (nymph) associated with water, especially a spring, stream, or other fresh water.
NAIAD, noun. (entomology) The aquatic larva (nymph) of a dragonfly or damselfly.
NAIAD, proper noun. (astronomy) A moon of Neptune

Dictionary definition

NAIAD, noun. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water.
NAIAD, noun. (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains.

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.