- nymphe (rare or archaic)
- (Greek and Roman mythology) Any minor female deity associated with water, forests, grotto, wind, etc.
- A young girl, especially one who is attractive, beautiful or graceful.
- (entomology) The larva of certain insects.
- (entomology) Any of various butterflies of the family Nymphalidae.
mythology: minor water, forest or mountain deity
young girl who may inspire lust