Definition of Dryads

1. Noun. (plural of dryad) ¹



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Definition of Dryads

1. dryad [n] - See also: dryad

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dryads

dry synovitis
dry tetter
dry ton
dry unit
dry up
dry vermouth
dry vomiting
dry wall
dry walling
dry wash
dry weight
dryable
dryad
dryades
dryadic
dryads (current term)
dryandra
dryandras
dryas
dryasdust
dryasdusts
drybag
drybags
drybeat
drybeaten
drybeats
dryclean
drycleaned
drycleaner
drycleaners

Literary usage of Dryads

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1. An Italian Garden: A Book of Songs by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson (1897)
"I " HE dryads dwell in Easter woods, 1 Though mortals may not see Hem ... And then a gleam of white is seen Among the huge old ilex-houghs; The dryads love ..."

2. Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics: Embracing the Myths, Traditions by Richard Folkard (1884)
"The dryads were young and beautiful nymphs who were regarded as semi-goddesses. Deriving their name from the Greek word drus, a tree, they were conceived to ..."

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