sea nymph


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Noun1.sea nymph - (Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereussea nymph - (Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereus
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Calypso - (Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years
water nymph - (Greek mythology) any nymph of the water
Nereid - (Greek mythology) any of the 50 sea nymphs who were daughters of the sea god Nereus
Oceanid - (Greek mythology) sea nymph who was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys
Siren - a sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived; "Odysseus ordered his crew to plug their ears so they would not hear the Siren's fatal song"
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Iaera, named after one of the sea nymph daughters of Nereus in Greek mythology, include a ring and a necklace designed with unpolished blue topaz interlinked by an 18-karat rose gold chain.
PORTLAND, OR Boy meets girl, girl insists on marrying boy despite parental disapproval, girl is lost at sea, loses her memory and becomes a sea nymph, but is ultimately reunited with boy for a third-act wedding.
Once I loved a sea nymph, and her name was Melinore.
It's what the French brand calls as savoir faire, or the confidence and ability to do the appropriate thing in any situtaion, being named after Nereids of Greek mythology, the sea nymph daughters of Nereus who are known to possess the power to reinvent themselves.
If fine jewelry is beyond your budget, then Les Nereides-a luxury French costume jewelry label named after the sea nymph progeny of Nereus, aka the Old Man of the Sea-may be the accessories you seek.
The women said they hit a Force 11 storm just days after setting off in their sailing boat, Sea Nymph. However, the National Weather Service in Hawaii said no major storms of such a scale were detected in the area at that time.
The original plot involves Galatea, a sea nymph who loves the young shepherd, Acis.
In Frost's The Sea Cave, the unnamed sea nymph lounges on the sand inside a cave.
Regarding the singular scene with the figure of Lady Happy as a sea nymph, Pedersen argues "the mermaid's role is pivotal because she functions as a critical metaphor for the pragmatic process of becoming (or self-construction) that we see Lady Happy undertaking throughout the play" (55).
Paul Giamatti is amazed by sea nymph Bryce Dallas Howard (above).
The later Triumph of Galatea by Andrea Casali in the 18th century also shows some chubby cherubs and a pert mermaid carrying the lounging sea nymph Galatea across a writhing ocean in a wildly over-the-top scene.
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