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Forest vs. Nymph

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Forestnoun

A dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area. Larger than woods.

Nymphnoun

(Greek and Roman mythology) Any minor female deity associated with water, forests, grotto, wind, etc.

Forestnoun

Any dense collection or amount.

‘a forest of criticism’;

Nymphnoun

A young girl, especially one who is attractive, beautiful or graceful.

Forestnoun

(historical) A defined area of land set aside in England as royal hunting ground or for other privileged use; all such areas.

Nymphnoun

(entomology) The larva of certain insects.

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Forestnoun

(graph theory) A graph with no cycles; i.e., a graph made up of trees.

Nymphnoun

(entomology) Any of various butterflies of the family Nymphalidae.

Forestnoun

A group of domains that are managed as a unit.

Nymphnoun

A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters.

‘Where were ye, nymphs, when the remorseless deepClosed o'er the head of your loved Lycidas?’;

Forestnoun

The colour forest green.

Nymphnoun

A lovely young girl; a maiden; a damsel.

‘Nymph, in thy orisonsBe all my sins remembered.’;

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Forestverb

(transitive) To cover an area with trees.

Nymphnoun

The pupa of an insect; a chrysalis.

Forestnoun

An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated.

Nymphnoun

Any one of a subfamily (Najades) of butterflies including the purples, the fritillaries, the peacock butterfly, etc.; - called also naiad.

Forestnoun

A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own.

Nymphnoun

(classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden;

‘the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water’;

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Forestadjective

Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.

Nymphnoun

a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)

Forestverb

To cover with trees or wood.

Nymphnoun

a voluptuously beautiful young woman

Forestnoun

the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

Nymphnoun

a mythological spirit of nature imagined as a beautiful maiden inhabiting rivers, woods, or other locations

‘the idyllic world of nymphs and shepherds’; ‘a wood nymph’;

Forestnoun

land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Nymphnoun

a beautiful young woman.

Forestverb

establish a forest on previously unforested land;

‘afforest the mountains’;

Nymphnoun

an immature form of an insect that does not change greatly as it grows, e.g. a dragonfly, mayfly, or locust.

Forestnoun

a large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth

‘a pine forest’; ‘a large tract of forest’;

Nymphnoun

an artificial fishing fly made to resemble the aquatic nymph of an insect.

Forestnoun

an area, typically owned by the sovereign and partly wooded, kept for hunting and having its own laws.

Nymphnoun

a mainly brown butterfly that frequents woods and forest glades.

Forestnoun

denoting an area that was formerly a royal forest

‘Waltham Forest’;

Nymph

A nymph (Greek: νύμφη, nýmphē; Ancient: [nýmpʰɛː], Modern: [nímfi]) in ancient Greek folklore is a minor female nature deity. Different from Greek goddesses, nymphs are generally regarded as personifications of nature, are typically tied to a specific place or landform, and are usually depicted as beautiful maidens.

Forestnoun

a large number or dense mass of vertical or tangled objects

‘a forest of high-rise apartments’;

Forestverb

cover (land) with forest; plant with trees

‘a forested hillside’;

Forest

A forest is an area of land dominated by trees. Hundreds of definitions of forest are used throughout the world, incorporating factors such as tree density, tree height, land use, legal standing and ecological function.

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