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Definition of Hamadryades

Hamadryades
Hamadryad Ham"a*dry`ad, n.; pl. E. Hamadryads, L. Hamadryades. [L. Hamadryas, -adis, Gr. ?; ? together + ? oak, tree: cf. F. hamadryade. See Same, and Tree.] 1. (Class. Myth.) A tree nymph whose life ended with that of the particular tree, usually an oak, which had been her abode. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A large venomous East Indian snake (Orhiophagus bungarus), allied to the cobras.

Meaning of Hamadryades from wikipedia

- A hamadryad (/hæməˈdraɪ.æd/; Gr****: Ἁμαδρυάδες, Hamadryádes) is a Gr**** mythological being that lives in trees. They are a particular type of dryad, which...
- The term hamadryad has several uses: Hamadryad, a kind of nymph in Gr**** mythology Hamadryad, another term for the king cobra Hamadryas baboon, a kind...
- HMS Hamadryad may refer to: Spanish frigate Ninfa captured by the British in the Action of 26 April 1797 and taken into service as HMS Hamadryad. She was...
- For other ships of the same name, see HMS Hamadryad. HMS Hamadryad was a 46-gun fifth-rate frigate of the Modified Leda cl**** of the Royal Navy. She was...
- The Royal Hamadryad Hospital was a seamen's hospital and later a psychiatric hospital in the docklands area of Cardiff, Wales. It had replaced a hospital...
- the British in an action on 26 April 1797 and taken into service as HMS Hamadryad. She sank in a storm on 25 December the same year. Ninfa was built at...
- creature's volume". The life cycle of the hamadryad is rather complex: juvenile and near-adult hamadryads are snake-like limbless creatures, of minimal...
- most nymphs. These were the hamadryads who were an integral part of their trees, such that if the tree died, the hamadryad ****ociated with it died as well...
- faerie mythology, similar to the dryads and hamadryads of Gr**** and Roman mythology. Like the hamadryads, they are bound to the tree they were born to...
- / A nymph ; Artavazd Sargsyan, Tircis / First hamadryad / Forest god ; Komáromi Márton, Second hamadryad, Purcell Choir, Orfeo Orchestra, György Vashegyi...