(Greek mythology) one of the mountain nymphs
A mountain nymph. An anthropomorphic appearance of the spirit of a mountain.
In Greek mythology, an Oread or Orestiad was a type of nymph that lived in mountains, valleys, ravines. They differ from each other according to their dwelling: the Idaeae were from Mount Ida, Peliades from Mount Pelion, etc. They were associated with Artemis, since the goddess, when she went out hunting, preferred mounts and rocky precipices.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō′rē-ad, n. (myth.) a mountain nymph:—pl. O′reads, or Orē′ades. [Gr. oreias, oreiados—oros, a mountain.]
The numerical value of oread in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of oread in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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