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DRYADES, or HAMADRYADES

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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 608 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DRYADES, or HAMADRYADES, in Greek mythology, nymphs of trees and woods. Each particular tree (Spur) was the home of its own special Dryad, who was supposed to be born and to die with it (bi a).
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