daphne

Part of speech: noun

Myth. Daughter of river- god Peneus; changed into a laurel while fleeing from Appllo.

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Usage examples "daphne":

  1. 162; of Daphne and Edgeworthia, i. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
  2. " Of course," replied Daphne, " my father discussed his intention with me, but the thought was entirely his own. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. " I don't even care," said Daphne. - "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates.