Nymphs are the spirits of nature in Greek mythology, almost always portrayed as beautiful women. They tend to be curious and/or mischievous creatures who can procreate with human males. There are multiple types of Nymphs depending on what type of nature is being represented.

  • Water = Naiads
  • Trees = Dryads
  • Mountains = Oreads

In Mythology

In Popular Culture

the word nymphomaniac derives from behavior: Flirtatious and erotic.