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undine

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noun un·dine \ˌən-ˈdēn, ˈən-ˌ\

Definition of undine

  1. :  an elemental being in the theory of Paracelsus inhabiting water :  water nymph



Origin and Etymology of undine

New Latin undina, from Latin unda wave — more at water


First Known Use: 1819


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undine

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noun un·dine \ˈən-ˌdēn, ˌən-ˈdēn\

Medical Definition of undine

  1. :  a small glass container used for irrigating the eyes



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