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The Greek word nýmphē he came to Latin as nympha, which in turn arrived in Spanish as nymph . The first meaning mentioned in the dictionary of Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) refers to a young woman that stands out for its beauty .

For example: “The boy was dazzled by the charm of the nymph”, “In front of the pop band there is a nymph who captivated the audience with her grace and her voice”, "The nymph entered the bar and took all eyes".

Other use of nymph mentioned by the RAE refers to a courtesan : a female gender member of liberal habits. In any case, the most frequent use of the concept appears in the field of mythology .

The nymphs, in this framework, are female deities that usually relate to a particular natural site, such as a forest or a lake Is about divine spirits which, in the artistic field, are represented as half-naked or naked young people of great appeal.

According to where they reside, the nymphs receive different Name (s . They can be about Nereids , dryads or naiads , for example.

In the field of zoology , called nymph al juvenile state of an insect that develops a simple metamorphosis. Nymphs have similar characteristics to adults, although their wings are not fully developed and their gonads are immature. The cockroaches , the dragonflies , the lobsters and the lice they are some of the animals that, in their development, go through a phase like nymphs.

Finally, the nymph cockatoo , also known as Carolina or coconut , is a bird native of Australia . His scientific name is Nymphicus hollandicus and is usually considered as pet .

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