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  • adj. of or pertaining to a nymph or nymphs

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a nymph or nymphs; nymphean.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to nymphs; nymphean.
  • In zoology, of or pertaining to a nymph or nympha: as, the nymphal stage of an insect.
  • n. A fanciful name given by Drayton to the ten divisions (nymphals) of his poem “The Muses' Elysium.”
  • n. In botany, a member of one of Lindley's alliances, the Nymphales, which includes the Nymphæaceæ. Nelumbiaceæ, etc.


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