Ariel

noun
Ar·​i·​el | \ ˈa-rē-əl How to pronounce Ariel (audio) , ˈer-ē- \

Definition of Ariel

: a prankish spirit in Shakespeare's The Tempest

First Known Use of Ariel

circa 1612, in the meaning defined above

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“Ariel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ariel. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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