Nymphaea means “water nymph” and refers to the home of the plant.
Sides were taken, some for, others against, the ankle of the water nymph.
Edith was to have danced in the pale greens of a water nymph.
At the wedding of Thetis, a water nymph, all the gods and goddesses except Eris were seated at the banquet.
Undine, the foster-daughter of a good old fisherman and his wife, is a water nymph, and as such is born without a soul.
The French lyric stage has mounted one of his most delicate inspirations, La Rousalka (the water nymph).
"I thought Rosalia was going to turn into a water nymph," said Lilias, comparing notes afterwards with Dulcie.
Before having seen the water nymph, he felt drawn to her by an irresistible power.
Stooping to see what it was, she picked up the girdle which Proserpine had long ago thrown to the water nymph.
Instead of a water nymph a beautiful sunflower looked back at her from the water.