Dryas

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dryas f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Rosoideae — many Alpine plants.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Nymphalidae — certain butterflies.

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Noun[edit]

Dryas (uncountable)

  1. (geology) Either of two climatic stages of the late glacial period in Northern Europe in which plants of the genus Dryas were abundant

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Romanization of Ancient Greek Δρυάς "dryad, tree nymph"

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Proper noun[edit]

Dryas f (genitive Dryadis); third declension

  1. dryad
  2. vocative singular of Dryas

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Dryas Dryadēs
genitive Dryadis Dryadum
dative Dryadī Dryadibus
accusative Dryadem Dryadēs
ablative Dryade Dryadibus
vocative Dryas Dryadēs