Definition of oread in English:

oread

noun

Greek Roman Mythology
  • A nymph believed to inhabit mountains.

    • ‘I would, while listening, gaze at the record cover with its image of Julie leaping in mid-flight like an oread, her skirt billowing up with carefree delight.’
    • ‘Oreads danced under the pale moon-bows.’

Origin

From Latin Oreas, Oread-, from Greek Oreias, from oros mountain.

Pronunciation:

oread

/ˈôrēˌad/