Oread



[awr-ee-ad, ohr‐] /ˈɔr iˌæd, ˈoʊr‐/

noun
1.
Classical Mythology. any of a group of nymphs who were the companions of Artemis.
/ˈɔːrɪˌæd/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a mountain nymph
n.

1580s, from Latin Oreas (genitive Oreadis), from Greek Oreias “mountain nymph,” from oros “mountain,” probably from PIE root *er-/*or- “to raise” (cf. Sanskrit rsvah “high,” Latin oriri “to raise;” see orchestra).

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