Translation of nymph in Spanish:

nymph

Pronunciation: /nɪmf/

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  • 1 [Myth] ninfa (f) wood/water nymph ninfa de los bosques/de las aguas
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    • Nijinsky's was about a mythological creature who encounters nymphs in a wood on a summer afternoon.
    • Zeus freed Odysseus from the nymph Calypso, who held him prisoner on her island, by sending Mercury with an order to Calypso herself.
    • Enter Paris, a shepherd in a rather creative marriage with the mountain nymph Oenone.
  • 2 (larva) [Zool] ninfa (f)
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    • The bulk of the diet of trout is made up of small invertebrates, particularly mayfly nymphs and caddis fly larvae.
    • The afternoon of pond-dipping will be divided between two of Oakwell's ponds and visitors can expect to see anything from sticklebacks and frogs to diving beetles and dragonfly nymphs.
    • As a grasshopper nymph grows, the pads become longer and venation becomes evident.
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    • The Malabar Tree Nymph (Idea malabarica) is a large butterfly found in peninsular India that belongs to the danaid group of the family Nymphalidae.
    • When you visit the Butterfly Wing, one of the most remarkable butterflies you will see is the giant wood nymph, Idea leuconoe.
    • The Ceylon tree nymph is a beautiful silvery white butterfly (2) and is the largest member of the Danaidae family in Sri Lanka.

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