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1. A nymph of the forest; a dryad.
2. Any of various tropical hummingbirds of the genus Thalurania, found in the Americas.
3. Any of various satyrid butterflies, especially Cercyonis pegala of North America, having brownish wings with dark eyespots ringed with yellow.
(Classical Myth & Legend) one of a class of nymphs fabled to inhabit the woods, such as a dryad
1. a nymph of the woods; dryad.
2. a brown satyr butterfly, Cercyonis pegala, having a broad yellow band and black-and-white eyespots on each front wing.
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|Noun||1.||wood nymph - a deity or nymph of the woods|
nymph - (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden; "the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"
hamadryad - the nymph or spirit of a particular tree