AskDefine | Define nympha

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English

Etymology

From Latin nympha, from Greek νύμφη ‘bride, nymph’.

Pronunciation

/ˈnɪmfə/

Noun

  1. A nymph.
  2. in plural archaic The labia minora.

Latin

Etymology

From Greek νύμφη ‘bride, nymph’.

Alternative spellings

Noun

nympha, nymphae

Extensive Definition

Nympha may refer to:
  • another term for a chrysalis
  • Nympha (Ninfa), a 5th century virgin Christian martyr from Palermo
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