wood' nymph"

1. (esp. in legend) a nymph of the woods; dryad.
2. a brown satyr butterfly, Minois alope, having a broad yellow band and black-and-white eyespots on each front wing.
3. any of several Central and South American hummingbirds, esp. of the genus Thalurania.

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