What is another word for hamadryad?

Pronunciation: [hˈamɐdɹɪˌad] (IPA)

A Hamadryad is a mythological being that is linked with trees and forests, specifically oak trees. There are few synonyms for this term as it is a very specific entity, but a few common alternatives that may be used include dryad, tree sprite, or wood nymph. These terms refer to similar concepts or entities that are also linked with trees and nature. While the term hamadryad may be more specific, these other words can be used to evoke similar images or mythical beings in literature or storytelling.

Synonyms for Hamadryad:

What are the hypernyms for Hamadryad?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    dryad, nymph, tree spirit, mythological being.

What are the hyponyms for Hamadryad?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Hamadryad

There is the hamadryad, for instance.
"The Soul of a People"
H. Fielding
Hast thou not dragged Diana from her car, And driven the hamadryad from the wood 10 To seek a shelter in some happier star?
"Selections From Poe"
J. Montgomery Gambrill
Feeling them there, for ever there, inalienable, ready to start forth and greet successive generations-as the hamadryad greeted Rhaicos from his father's oak-those mythopoets called them by immortal names.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III."
John Symonds

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