mene, = moon;
anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower.
mene-anthos, μήνή-άνθος, = Moon-flower(various derivationms have been proposed. Theorphastus’s name μήνήάνθος, for Nymphoides peltata). (LS, I4)
Nymphae, = demi-goddesses, who inhabit the sea, rivers, fountains, woods and mountain; nymphs; [Nymphs**]
-oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
nymphaea, = the water-lily.
(resembling Nymphaea, the water lily) (ld, BL, Le)