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  • English Word Nycthemeron Definition The natural day and night, or space of twenty-four hours.
  • English Word Nyctibune Definition A South American bird of the genus Nyctibius, allied to the goatsuckers.
  • English Word Nyctitropic Definition Turning or bending at night into special positions.
  • English Word Nyctophile Definition Any Australian bat of the genus Nyctophilus, having a very simple nasal appendage.
  • English Word Nye Definition Nigh.
  • English Word Nye Definition A brood or flock of pheasants.
  • English Word Nyentek Definition A carnivorous mannual (Helictis moscatus, or H. orientalis), native of Eastern Asia and the Indies. It has a dorsal white stripe, and another one across the shoulders. It has a strong musky odor.
  • English Word Nylgau Definition A large Asiatic antelope (Boselaphus, / Portax, tragocamelus), found in Northern India. It has short horns, a black mane, and a bunch of long hair on the throat. The general color is grayish brown.
  • English Word Nylghau Definition Alt. of Nylgau
  • English Word Nymph Definition A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters.
  • English Word Nymph Definition A lovely young girl; a maiden; a damsel.
  • English Word Nymph Definition The pupa of an insect; a chrysalis.
  • English Word Nymph Definition Any one of a subfamily (Najades) of butterflies including the purples, the fritillaries, the peacock butterfly, etc.; -- called also naiad.
  • English Word Nymph/ Definition of Nympha
  • English Word Nympha Definition Same as Nymph, 3.
  • English Word Nympha Definition Two folds of mucous membrane, within the labia, at the opening of the vulva.
  • English Word Nymphaea Definition A genus of aquatic plants having showy flowers (white, blue, pink, or yellow, often fragrant), including the white water lily and the Egyptia lotus.
  • English Word Nymphal Definition Of or pertaining to a nymph or nymphs; nymphean.
  • English Word Nymphales Definition An extensive family of butterflies including the nymphs, the satyrs, the monarchs, the heliconias, and others; -- called also brush-footed butterflies.
  • English Word Nymphean Definition Of, pertaining to, or appropriate to, nymphs; inhabited by nymphs; as, a nymphean cave.
  • English Word Nymphet Definition A little or young nymph.
  • English Word Nymphic Definition Alt. of Nymphical
  • English Word Nymphical Definition Of or pertaining to nymphs.
  • English Word Nymphiparous Definition Producing pupas or nymphs.
  • English Word Nymphish Definition Relating to nymphs; ladylike.
  • English Word Nymphlike Definition Alt. of Nymphly
  • English Word Nymphly Definition Resembling, or characteristic of, a nymph.
  • English Word Nympholepsy Definition A species of demoniac enthusiasm or possession coming upon one who had accidentally looked upon a nymph; ecstasy.
  • English Word Nympholeptic Definition Under the influence of nympholepsy; ecstatic; frenzied.
  • English Word Nymphomania Definition Morbid and uncontrollable sexual desire in women, constituting a true disease.