n. 名詞 (pl. naiads, naiades )1. 【希、羅神】水精,水仙女。
2. 女游泳者。
3. 【蟲類】稚蟲。


    1. Preliminary study on biology of newborn, naiad, and scrod sterlets and larval breeding technology

    2. Provided with a case of pencils, and some sheets of paper, i used to take a seat apart from them, near the window, and busy myself in sketching fancy vignettes, representing any scene that happened momentarily to shape itself in the ever - shifting kaleidoscope of imagination : a glimpse of sea between two rocks ; the rising moon, and a ship crossing its disk ; a group of reeds and water - flags, and a naiad s head, crowned with lotus - flowers, rising out of them ; an elf sitting in a hedge - sparrow s nest, under a wreath of hawthorn - bloom