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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dryad  \Dry"ad\,  n.  [L.  dryas,  pl  dryades,  Gr  ?,  pl  ?,  fr  ? 
  oak,  tree.  See  {Tree}.]  (Class.  Myth.) 
  A  wood  nymph;  a  nymph  whose  life  was  bound  up  with  that  of 
  her  tree. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dryad 
  n  :  a  deity  or  nymph  of  the  woods  [syn:  {wood  nymph}] 




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