Nymph

What is Nymph ?

Nymph is (noun) 1. a young insect at the stage in its development between the larva and the adult Dragonfly nymphs were skimming across the surface of the lake. 2. a goddess of woods and streams In ancient time, nymphs were thought to live in lakes, rivers and woods.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level