nymph

the intermediate growing stage in the life cycle of arthropods with an incomplete metamorphosis, usually having much the same morphological appearance as the adult.

Nymph

Nymph was 17th century British slang for a prostitute.
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Nymph

Nymph was 17th century British slang for a prostitute.
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Nymph

a stage or series of size changes between egg and adult in the life cycle of insects that go through incomplete or simple metamorphosis.
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nymph

In aquatic insects, the larval stage.
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Nymph

a minor female goddess who dwells in forests, rivers, mountains, who are often attendants of major goddesses.
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nymph

[n] - a voluptuously beautiful young woman 2. [n] - (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden 3. [n] - a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)
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nymph

In Greek mythology, a guardian spirit of nature. Dryads or hamadryads guarded trees;naiads, springs and pools;oreads, hills and rocks;oceanids, the open sea; and
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Nymph

Nymph: A nymph is a stage in the life cycle of certain arthropods, as ticks and lice. (Not all nymphs are in Greek mythology.) There are three stages in the life cycle of lice: the nit, the nymph, and the adult. The nymph stage comes between a nit and an adult louse. Nits are lice eggs. They are hard to see and are often confused with dandruff or h...
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Nymph

Nymph noun [ Latin nympha nymph, bride, young woman, Greek ...: confer French nymphe . Confer Nuptial .] 1. (Class. Myth.) A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters. « Where were ye, nymphs , when the remorseless deep Closed o'er the head ...
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nymph

1. A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters. 'Where were ye, nymphs, when the remorseless deep Closed o'er the head of your loved Lycidas ?' (Milton) ... 2. Hence: A lovely young girl; a maiden; a damsel. 'Nymph, in thy orisons Be all my sins remembered.' (Shak) ... 3. <zoology> The pupa of an insect; a chrysalis. ... 4. <zo...
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nymph

noun a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)
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nymph

noun (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden; `the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water`
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nymph

noun a voluptuously beautiful young woman
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nymph

(nimf) a developmental stage in certain arthropods (such as ticks), coming between the larval form and the adult; it resembles an adult but does not have fully developed wings or genitalia.
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Nymph

• (n.) A lovely young girl; a maiden; a damsel. • (n.) The pupa of an insect; a chrysalis. • (n.) Any one of a subfamily (Najades) of butterflies including the purples, the fritillaries, the peacock butterfly, etc.; -- called also naiad. • (n.) A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters. • (n.) The pupa of an i...
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nymph

(from the article `fishing`) ...a fish, usually trout, as possible. Artificial flies came into use early, however, and live flies are now only used for dapping, in the periods ... ...school of anglers, particularly in England, refuses to fish with anything but the dry fly. The second type of fly is the wet fly, designed to ... [2 rel...
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nymph

in Greek mythology, any of a large class of inferior female divinities. The nymphs were usually associated with fertile, growing things, such as ... [1 related articles]
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nymph

in entomology, sexually immature form usually similar to the adult and found in such insects as grasshoppers and cockroaches, which have incomplete, ... [5 related articles]
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nymph

nymph 1. From Greek nymph, one of a class of inferior female deities presented as inhabiting the sea, springs, wells, woods, etc. 2. A young, not fully developed insect; a pupa, chrysalis. 3. Sometimes, in medical anatomy, the inner lips of the vulva.
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NYMPH

Pertaining to a juvenile form, particularly related to juvenile insects without wings or with incomplete wings.
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nymph

nymph (nimf) , in Greek mythology, female divinity associated with various natural objects. It is uncertain whether they were immortal or merely long-lived. There was an infinite variety of nymphs. Some represented various localities, e.g., acheloids, or nymphs of the River Achelous; others were ide...
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nymph

nymph, in zoology: see insect.
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Nymph

In entomology, nymph is the immature form of insects that do not have a pupal stage; for example, grasshoppers and dragonflies. Nymphs generally resemble the adult (unlike larvae), but do not have fully formed reproductive organs or wings.
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Nymph

A nymph was a higher being than a human, but not immortal like a god. They were respected in mythology.
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