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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, pertaining to, or appropriate to, nymphs; inhabited by nymphs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to nymphs; inhabited by nymphs: as, “cool Nymphean grots,”


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  • "nymphean" and "naphtha" sent two more to their seats; while the silent "m" in "mnemonics" cut a most fearful swath in the remainder, so that after the smoke of that bomb was dissipated only Julia, Ruth, and two others stood of all the class.

    Ruth Fielding of the Red Mill Or, Jasper Parloe's Secret


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