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wood nymph División en sílabas: wood nymph
Pronunciación: /ˈwo͝od ˌnimf/

Definición de wood nymph en inglés:

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1(In folklore and classical mythology) a nymph inhabiting woodland, especially a Dryad or Hamadryad.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • A beautiful woman - supposedly a wood nymph - stood partly in the shadows, with moonlight streaming down upon her.
  • A manipulative wood nymph, Dunphia, competes for the attentions of the impressionable Keano with the pink dolphin god, Fergie.
  • It bounded towards her, revealing a short wood nymph with impossibly tangled grey hair.
Imagen de wood nymph
2A brown American butterfly of grassy habitats and light woodlands, with large eyespots on the forewings and smaller ones on the hind wings.
  • Genus Cercyonis, subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae: several species, in particular the widespread C. pegala
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I believe they were mostly Harris's checkerspots and wood nymphs, or the like, but there were also the occasional monarchs, swallowtails, and mourning cloaks.
3 (also woodnymph) A dark-colored, green-throated hummingbird, found from Mexico to Argentina.
  • Genus Thalurania, family Trochilidae: several species, including the common wood nymph (T. furcata) and the Mexican wood nymph (T. ridgwayi)
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I thought of them years later when I was covered in sweat during a cabin-building spree, and a couple of wood nymphs kept landing on my nose for a drink.

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