The word “naiades” has 3 syllables: nai-a-des.

It's pronounced as /ˈnaɪ.əˌdiz/.

What is synonym and antonym for naiades?

In the thesaurus, “naiades” has 5 synonyms.

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

Synonyms for naiades

  • dryads
  • larvae
  • larvas
  • mermaids
  • nymphs

Meanings of naiades

  • 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 forest echoed with the laughter of playful naiades as they frolicked in the stream.
  • Legends spoke of ancient groves guarded by elusive naiades with mystical powers.
  • Beneath the moon's gentle glow, the shimmering pool revealed the presence of elusive naiades.
  • Lost in the wilderness, they stumbled upon a sacred spring guarded by ethereal naiades.
  • The tranquil riverbanks came alive with the melodies sung by enchanting naiades at dawn.

On this page you'll find 5 synonyms or another words to naiades, such as: dryads, larvae, larvas, mermaids, nymphs.

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Related Words


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

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