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Definition of Nymph


  1. A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters.
  2. A lovely young girl; a maiden; a damsel.
  3. The pupa of an insect; a chrysalis.
  4. Any one of a subfamily (Najades) of butterflies including the purples, the fritillaries, the peacock butterfly, etc.; -- called also naiad.

Nymph Translations

nymph in Spanish is ninfa