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Nymph
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Nymph as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

24 November 2020
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 71 answers for the crossword clue 'Nymph', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Nymph a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Nymph as an answer itself some 96 times.

Nymph is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 with the answer being DRYAD, but the most popular answer for this clue is NAIAD.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)
  • (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden; "the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"
  • A voluptuously beautiful young woman

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BUG Mike Smallman
A minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

FLY Mike Smallman
(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

4 Letters

DOXY Mike Smallman
A woman who cohabits with an important man

ECHO Mike Smallman
A close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.; "his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau"; "Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man"

GERM Mike Smallman
A minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

GRUB Mike Smallman
Informal terms for a meal

MAID Mike Smallman
A female domestic

MISS Mike Smallman
A failure to hit (or meet or find etc)

MITE Mike Smallman
Any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

PUPA Mike Smallman
An insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult

TART Mike Smallman
Harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"

TICK Mike Smallman
Any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

VILA Mike Smallman
Capital of Vanuatu

5 Letters

DRYAD
A deity or nymph of the woods

FAIRY Mike Smallman
A small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers

FETUS Mike Smallman
An unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal

HOURI
(Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise

LARVA Mike Smallman
The immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

NAIAD
Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water

NYMPH Mike Smallman
A larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)

OREAD Mike Smallman
(Greek mythology) one of the mountain nymphs

WILLI Mike Smallman

6 Letters

ANLAGE Mike Smallman
An organ in its earliest stage of development; the foundation for subsequent development

BEETLE Mike Smallman
Insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings

CHIPPY Mike Smallman

COCOON Mike Smallman
Retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment; "Families cocoon around the T.V. set most evenings"; "She loves to stay at home and cocoon"

FOETUS Mike Smallman
An unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal

MAGGOT Mike Smallman
The larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter

MAIDEN
(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored

NAPAEA Mike Smallman
One species: glade mallow

NEREID Mike Smallman
(Greek mythology) any of the 50 sea nymphs who were daughters of the sea god Nereus

NYMPHA Mike Smallman

OENONE Mike Smallman

SPIDER Mike Smallman
Predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey

SPRITE
A small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers

SYRINX Mike Smallman
The vocal organ of a bird

ZYGOTE Mike Smallman
(genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid spermatozoon and ovum (including the organism that develops from that cell)

7 Letters

AURELIA Mike Smallman

HEXAPOD Mike Smallman
An animal having six feet

NYMPHET Mike Smallman
A sexually attractive young woman

WIGGLER Mike Smallman
Terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers

8 Letters

ARACHNID Mike Smallman
Air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs

BLASTULA Mike Smallman
Early stage of an embryo produced by cleavage of an ovum; a liquid-filled sphere whose wall is composed of a single layer of cells; during this stage (about eight days after fertilization) implantation in the wall of the uterus occurs

CHILOPOD Mike Smallman

DIPLOPOD Mike Smallman

GRISETTE Mike Smallman

LIMONIAD Mike Smallman

NYMPHLIN Mike Smallman

PLEIADES Mike Smallman
A star cluster in the constellation Taurus

RUDIMENT Mike Smallman
The remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life; "Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of the embryonic yolk sac"

SCORPION Mike Smallman
Arachnid of warm dry regions having a long segmented tail ending in a venomous stinger

WRIGGLER Mike Smallman
Larva of a mosquito

9 Letters

ARTHROPOD Mike Smallman
Invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin

CENTIPEDE Mike Smallman
Chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensors

CHRYSALIS Mike Smallman
Pupa of a moth or butterfly enclosed in a cocoon

DRAGONFLY Mike Smallman
Slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

GLENNYMPH Mike Smallman

HAMADRYAD Mike Smallman
Large cobra of southeastern Asia and the East Indies; the largest venomous snake; sometimes placed in genus Naja

MILLEPEDE Mike Smallman
Any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs

MILLIPEDE Mike Smallman
Any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs

TARANTULA Mike Smallman
Large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites

TREENYMPH Mike Smallman

WOODNYMPH Mike Smallman
A deity or nymph of the woods

10 Letters

ATLANTIDES Mike Smallman
(Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera

HARVESTMAN Mike Smallman
Spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs

WATERNYMPH Mike Smallman
A fairy that inhabits water

11 Letters

CATERPILLAR Mike Smallman
A wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth

DEMIGODDESS

FLOWERNYMPH Mike Smallman

13 Letters

DADDYLONGLEGS Mike Smallman
Spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs

MOUNTAINNYMPH Mike Smallman

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