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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), also known as the hamadryad, is a venomous snake species in the family Elapidae, endemic to forests from India through...
- Atlantia (book), a 2014 young adult fantasy novel by Ally Condie Atlanteia or Atlantia, in Gr**** mythology was a Hamadryad nymph who consorted with Danaus...
- (Επιμελίδες), nymphs of highland pastures and protectors of sheep flocks Hamadryades (Αμαδρυάδες), oak tree dryades Hecaterus (Ηεκατερος), minor god of the...
- 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...
- rearing upwards and producing a hood when threatened The king cobra or hamadryad (Ophiophagus hannah) The two species of tree cobras, Goldie's tree cobra...
- Attis The Auloniads Britomartis The Cabeiri Comus The Dryades Erato The Hamadryades Chrysopeleia The Epimeliades Hecaterus Leuce Ma The Maenades The Meliae...
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