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 for Dryad
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dryad \Dry"ad\, n. [L. dryas, pl. dryades, Gr. ?, pl. ?, fr. ?
     oak, tree. See Tree.] (Class. Myth.)
     A wood nymph; a nymph whose life was bound up with that of
     her tree.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a deity or nymph of the woods [syn: dryad, wood nymph]

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