Nymph

Definition of Nymph

You’ll often hear the term nymph used when describing nature goddesses. In mythology — particularly Greek or Roman — nymphs were beautiful young ladies who inhabited the forests, streams, and other natural places. They are believed to be magical creatures, and while there are several different types of nymphs, they are mainly divided into land nymphs (Oreads), water nymphs (Naiads), and tree nymphs. (Dryads).

TERM OF THE DAY

Waxing Moon

The moon is waxing when it is growing from new to full. This period makes up the first half of the lunar calendar. During this time, the moon will pass through approximately six of the astrological signs. There is much folklore about what activities to do and not to do during a waxing moon.

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