Definition of naid in English:

naid

Pronunciation /ˈneɪɪd/

noun

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

  • 2Zoology
    = naidid .

adjective

Zoology

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.