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oread

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o=re=ad

CIDE DICTIONARY

oreadn. [L. Oreas, -adis, Gr. 'Oreia`s, -a`dos, fr. 'o`ros mountain: cf. F. oréade.].
     One of the nymphs of mountains and grottoes.  [1913 Webster]
    "Like a wood nymph light,
    Oread or Dryad.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

oread, n. (in Greek and Roman mythology) a mountain nymph.

Etymology
ME f. L oreas -ados f. Gk oreias f. oros mountain

ROGET THESAURUS

oread

Jupiter

N Jupiter, god, goddess, heathen gods and goddesses, deva, Jupiter, Jove, pantheon, Allah, Bathala, Brahm, Brahma, Brahma, cloud-compeller, Devi, Durga, Kali, oread, the Great Spirit, Ushas, water nymph, wood nymph, Yama, Varuna, Zeus, Vishnu, Siva, Shiva, Krishna, Juggernath, Buddha, Isis, Osiris, Ra, Belus, Bel, Baal, Asteroth, Thor, Odin, Mumbo Jumbo, good genius, tutelary genius, demiurge, familiar, sibyl, fairy, fay, sylph, sylphid, Ariel, peri, nymph, nereid, dryad, seamaid, banshee, benshie, Ormuzd, Oberon, Mab, hamadryad, naiad, mermaid, kelpie, Ondine, nixie, sprite, denizens of the air, pixy, mythology, heathen-mythology, fairy-mythology, Lempriere, folklore, god-like, fairy-like, sylph-like, sylphic, you moonshine revelers and shades of night.


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