Definition of naid in English:

naid

noun

  • 1Classical Mythology= "naiad". Compare "naïs". Now rare.

  • 2Zoology= naidid.

adjective

  • Zoology= naidid.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Drummond (1585–1649), poet and pamphleteer. From classical Latin Nāid-, Nāis or its etymon ancient Greek Ναϊδ-, Ναΐς, variant of Ναϊάς naiad.

Pronunciation

naid

/ˈneɪɪd/