Definition of Nymphon in English:

Nymphon

Pronunciation /ˈnɪmfɒn/

noun

Zoology
  • A genus of pycnogonids (sea spiders). Formerly also: †an animal of this genus, a sea spider (obsolete).

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin Nymphon from Hellenistic Greek νυμϕών bride-chamber (Septuagint) from ancient Greek νύμϕη young bride, marriageable maiden + -ών, suffix forming nouns.