Class. Myth. a mountain nymph
Origin of oread; from Classical Latin oreas (gen. oreadis) ; from Classical Greek oreias (gen. oreiados) ; from oros, mountain: see orient
Any of a group of mountain nymphs.
Origin of oreadLatin Or&emacron;as, Or&emacron;ad-, from Greek Oreias, from oreios, of a mountain, from oros, mountain.
From Ancient Greek.