A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles

DRYAD

[noun]

1. tree nymphs in Greek mythology. In Greek, drys signifies “oak”, from an Indo-European root *derew(o)- “tree” or “wood”, thus dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees though the term has come to be used for all tree nymphs in general.

2. a deity or nymph of the woods.

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