Definition of oread in English:
nounGreek & Roman Mythology
A nymph believed to inhabit mountains.
- I would, while listening, gaze at the record cover with its image of Julie leaping in mid-flight like an oread, her skirt billowing up with carefree delight.
- Oreads danced under the pale moon-bows.
From Latin Oreas, Oread-, from Greek Oreias, from oros 'mountain'.
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