dryas definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of plants of the genus Dryas; the hill avens
    • A dryad.
    • a tiny genus of rosaceous plants, found in alpine and arctic elements of the northern hemisphere.
    • In entomology: A genus of butterflies, that D. paphia may be the kind and only species.
    • Another genus of butterflies. Also referred to as Aculhva.
    • hill avens

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