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General Crossword Questions for “naiads”

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Encyclopedia

  • A Naiad by John William Waterhouse, 1893: a water nymph approaches the sleeping Hylas. In Greek mythology, the Naiads or Naiades The essence of a naiad was bound to her spring, so if a naiad's body of water dried, she. — “Naiad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Naiads. Subcategories. This category has only the Pages in category "Naiads" The following 45 pages are in this category, out of 45 total. — “Category:Naiads - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • (Redirected from Naiad (biology)) Jump to: navigation, search. In biology, a nymph is the and Plecoptera (stoneflies) are also called naiads, which is an Ancient Greek name for. — “Nymph (biology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The Naiads knew her not, and Inachus himself knew her not, who she was; but she follows her father, and follows her sisters, and suffers herself to be touched, and presents herself to them, as they admire {her}. — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • It pleased Ursula to think of the naiads in Asia Minor meeting the nereids at the mouth of the streams, where the sea washed against the fresh, sweet tide, and calling to their sisters the news of Noah's Flood. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence

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