The word “naiad” has 2 syllables: nai-ad.

It's pronounced as /ˈnaɪ.æd/.

What is synonym and antonym for naiad?

In the thesaurus, “naiad” has 4 synonyms.

Here are synonyms for naiad along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for naiad

  • dryad
  • larva
  • mermaid
  • nymph

Meanings of naiad

  • noun
    1. A female deity (nymph) associated with water, especially a spring, stream, or other fresh water.
    2. The aquatic larva (nymph) of a dragonfly or damselfly.
    3. Any of various aquatic plants of the genus Najas.

Example Sentences

  • The pond sparkled with the presence of a naiad beneath the lily pads.
  • Lost in the enchanting forest, they encountered a mysterious naiad near the babbling brook.
  • Whispers of ancient tales spoke of a mischievous naiad residing in the hidden waterfall.
  • As twilight descended, the ethereal glow of the moon revealed a shimmering naiad by the water's edge.
  • Among the aquatic plants, a delicate naiad gracefully danced in the moonlit reflection of the pond.

On this page you'll find 4 synonyms or another words to naiad, such as: dryad, larva, mermaid, nymph.

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Related Words


  • dryads
  • mermaids
  • naiades
  • nymphs
  • oreads
  • wood nymphs

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