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Another word for naiad

      1. In the occult philosophy of Paracelsus, a being having water as its element.
      1. A small or elusive supernatural being; an elf or pixie.
      2. An elflike person.
      3. A large, dim, red flash that appears above active thunderstorms in conjunction with lightning.
      1. Any of numerous minor deities represented as beautiful maidens inhabiting and sometimes personifying features of nature such as trees, waters, and mountains.
      2. A sexually mature and attractive young woman.
      3. The immature form of an insect, such as a grasshopper, that does not pass through a pupal stage during metamorphosis. Nymphs resemble adults but are smaller and lack fully developed wings.
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